Sightings of Man of the woods-style creatures are widespread all through Canada. That’s hardly surprising, on situation that virtually the entire Pacific northwest of the USA is home to the legendary man-beasts, too. It’s doable that the legends of the savage and infamous Wendigo might need developed out of near-fatal, and even deadly, encounters with violent, murderous Man of the woods. Nonetheless, that could be a narrative for yet one more day.
There are, nonetheless, numerous types of unknown ape-men in Canada and the northern states of the USA that are far far from the likes of Man of the woods. Definitely one among these is the tongue-tying Geow-lud—mo-sis-eg. It’s a diminutive, goblin-like creature that’s acknowledged to be coated in black hair and which prefers to reside in caves. It lurks and feeds in deep woods, surrounded by dense marshland. Reasonably similar to the fairies of Middle Ages-era Europe, we’re suggested that the Geow-lud-mo-sis-eg have the benefit of having fun with pranks on people – pranks that sometimes flip malevolent if the creatures actually really feel they’ve been slighted or disrespected.
Moreover similar to the elementals of fairy lore, the Geow-lud-mo-sis-eg allegedly have an obsession with braiding the manes of horses. As does Man of the woods, as undeniably weird as that undoubtedly sounds. Reasonably notably, this odd customized moreover extends all the easiest way to Russia, the place the hairy-humanoid known as the Almasty is claimed to have an obsession with braiding horses.
Then there are the Memegwesi, primitive ape-like individuals that are a severe part of the lore of the Ojibwe, Cree, Innu, Metis, Algonquin, and Menominee people. They’re bushy points, spherical 4 toes tall at maturity. And, in line with legend, they’re acknowledged to have had an ideal relationship with the Native People for lots of centuries. Like numerous unknown ape-men – comparable to those which might be acknowledged to roam the wilder parts of Guyana – they’ve a particular type for nothing decrease than tobacco. They’re rumored to be significantly developed too. There are tales of the Memegwesi having a language. In addition to, they’re acknowledged to have the flexibleness to assemble sturdy canoes, throughout which they hunt for fish.
Of potential (although, admittedly, under no circumstances confirmed) connection to the tales of the Memegwesi and the Geow-lud-mo-sis-eg is the very horrific 1635 story of an Arctic explorer, Captain Luke Foxe. In his journal for that 12 months, Captain Foxe wrote of a unprecedented discovery of an infinite number of coffins inside the space of Baffin Island, Canada. Foxe recorded the story, after speaking with the locals regarding the horrific uncover. He stated:
“The knowledge from the land was that this island was a Sepulchre, for that the Savages had laid their lifeless (I can’t say interred), for it’s all stone, as they will’t dig therein, nevertheless lay the corpses upon the stones, and properly them about with the an identical, confining them moreover by laying the sides of earlier sleddes above, which have been artificially made. The boards are some 9 or 10 ft prolonged, 4 inches thicke [sic].
“In what methodology the tree they’ve bin [sic] made out of was cloven or sawen [sic], it was really easy as we couldn’t discerne [sic], the burials had been so earlier. And, as somewhere else of these nations, they bury all their utensils, as bowes [sic], arrows [sic], strings, darts, lances, and totally different implements carved in bone.”
Demonstrating a doable connection to the Memegwesi and the Geow-lud-mo-sis-eg, Captain Foxe acknowledged: “The longest corpse was not above 4 foot prolonged, with their heads laid to the West. Their corpses had been wrapped in Deare [sic] skinnes [sic]. They look like people of small stature.”
Legend and folklore? Or tales primarily based totally on actual encounters with unknown humanoids?