Laws & Policies

Quarry Permits - Information on how to obtain permits to quarry for pipestone. Only members of tribes recognized by the U.S. Government may apply for quarry permits.

National Park Service Organic Act - This legislation created the National Park Service in 1916.

Pipestone National Monument Establishing Legislation - The law that created Pipestone National Monument also allows for ongoing quarrying by American Indians.

Firearms in National Parks - The law governing possession of firearms inside a National Park changed on February 22, 2010.

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