Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 10th, 2014
Large, hairy, bipedal anthropoid beings were described in the ancient legends of the indigenous people of British Columbia long before “Bigfoot” became a phenomenon in popular culture. The Bukwus (male sasquatch in Kwakwaka’wakw) and D’sonoqua (female version) appear in carvings and dance as well as folklore. Native Watchman Tom Sewid talks about his personal encounter with the Bukwus, “The Wild Man of the Woods” , in 1994 while on a fishing boat anchored off of Village Island in the Broughton Archipelago.
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