This pipe could be a calumet, which is the name used to refer to ceremonial smoking pipes used by Native American nations and smoked to seal a covenant or treaty or to offer prayers in a religious ceremony.

Physical Description

A composite pipe made of a long tubular wooden stem wrapped in fibre. The pipe bowl is made stone. A beaver, otter, seal and rabbit carved in relief form four points on the bowl. The stem is decorated with dyed porcupine quill and the string attached is crocheted.

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