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Before ‘Smallfoot’ and Bigfoot, Native Tribes Told Stories of Creatures
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10/11/2018 at 4:00:43 PM GMT
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Before ‘Smallfoot’ and Bigfoot, Native Tribes Told Stories of Creatures

By Craig Sailor —

 “Visitors won’t find the words ‘myth’ or ‘story’ in a new Sasquatch exhibit at the White River Valley Museum. It’s not that the big hairy guy is treated as fact. It’s just that he’s treated with respect at the Auburn museum. ‘Sasquatch, Ancient Native Perspective on the Mysterious Beings of the Woods’ looks at the histories of Bigfoot-like creatures that lived, imagined or not, alongside the tribes of the Pacific Northwest.

‘Native cultures take these very seriously, and they continue to do so today,’ said curator Patricia Cosgrove. ‘By and large, people don’t talk about these.


To continue reading, visit the full article on The News Tribune’s website.

Sailor, Craig. “Before ‘Smallfoot’ and Bigfoot, Native Tribes Told Stories of Child-Stealing Creatures of the Woods.” The News Tribune. (September 28, 2018). <>

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