The Keepers of The Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers was formed in 1996 to protect the Pipestone Quarries in Pipestone Minnesota for all Tribal People. At that time there were various groups around Indian country saying the Quarries should belong to them only and not all Tribal nations.
They are a 501C3 non profit Tribal spiritual organization with members all over the world and from more than 35 Tribal Nations. They believe in preserving the Sacred Tradition of the pipe and allowing free access to the Great Pipestone Quarries for all Native American‘s as they have been for time immemorial and support the art of pipemaking. They also believe it is important to preserve each tribes unique culture, arts and stories for future generations.
With our help they can unite the four colors of man to help heal mother earth. The Sacred pipes are just one tool in achieving that goal. We do many presentations in schools and with prison groups to share our tribal cultures and the history of these Pipes and the Pipestone quarries in Pipestone MN.
The Great Pipestone Quarries of Minnesota have been a special place or sacred site for American Indian Tribal people for over 1,000 years. Many nations of people came to these quarries; including the Sac-Fox, Otto, ...
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