Peace Pipe - Tomahwk
Replica - Stage Prop
Conversation Piece and
The tomahawk was a powerful symbol of the choice Europeans and Indians faced whenever they met; at one end, the pipe of peace, the other an axe of war. This item features a pipe bowl and tomahawk axe head of stainless steel construction.
Overall Length: 20"
Native American ceremonial pipes have often been given the misnomer, "peace pipe"; this is a European construct based on only one type of pipe and one way it was used. Various types of ceremonial pipes have been used by multiple Native American cultures, with the style of pipe, materials smoked, and ceremonies being unique to the distinct religions of those nations. There were Calumets for everything from war and peace to commerce and trade to social and political decision-making