Pipemakers: The Story of Creating the Sacred Peace Pipes DVD is a 38-minute award-winning documentary of the few remaining Native Americans who create the sacred stone Peace Pipes. Digging through 12 feet of solid rock with hand tools they mine the sacred red pipestone. With specific preparations and traditional teachings they fashion the stone into shapes of bears, eagles and other effigies. These pipemakers come from many Nations but they maintain their traditional teachings and spirituality during their efforts. Shot on location in Pipestone, Minnesota where Native American families who live in Pipestone have depended upon quarrying the indigenous red pipestone, named Catlinite. This documentary is the story of sacred tradition that is centuries old.