Hardin & White Counties

Otter and Raven Effigy Pipes

Image of Otter effigy pipe, White County, Illinois.
The animals that provided food, clothing, and tools for Native people, and that were the basis for stories and legends, often appear as subjects of artwork that adorns pottery and other decorative and ceremonial objects. These animal effigy pipes (Raven and Otter) were found in southeastern Illinois.
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