We go in search of the ancients of Northern California known as the Wa-gas, a race of mystical beings that once largely inhabited the Americas. There are many variations of this myth, but none are so extensively described than by the Yurok, who maintained a deep connection with them. In the legend, they said, Read More
Exploring Northern California, Part 1; In search of Bigfoot. We go in search of legends regarding the legendary creature known as Bigfoot in the Northern California wilderness. We travel through the epicenter of sightings and camp in some of the most remote and secluded regions that were known to birth the modern Bigfoot craze.
The End of the Trail: A Socio-anthropological Perspective “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members” ~Mahatma Gandhi Introduction Over recent years very little has been published in regards to Native American populations living on the reservation systems. To this day most reservations are still without running, Read More
Last night at Yerba Buena High School in San Jose, California. Went out for an interesting Pow Wow run by the American Indian Alliance. It was good to see my good old friend and medicine man, Ron Pinkman, give the opening speech along with sacred song. I usually tend to photograph and, Read More
Disclaimer: This research paper was originally presented to the San Jose State University Anthropology Department, in 2007. In retrospect, a few of my views on the various subjects/sources mentioned have changed since writing this. I do realize a lot is considered borderline pseudoscience and does make a few small connections which may or may not necessarily be there. The, Read More