3d Digital Sculpture of Giant with hair, copper breastplate, and gorget. Image courtesy of Marcia K. Moore, Ciamar Studio.

The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged A Lost Race of Giants - Part 1

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One of the most controversial subjects regarding the ancient prehistoric cultures of North America concerns what we refer to as the Unique Physical Types (UPT). For the purposes of what follows, these UPT are often gigantic humanoid skeletons with hyper elongated or high-vaulted crania, occasional extra or pathological detentions (including several reports of double or triple rows of teeth), and are usually discovered in the burial mounds and associated graveyards of the Adena-Hopewell, Archaic Cultures, and Southeastern Ceremonial Complex.

It is common today for alternative history researchers to tell the story of how these beings were discovered en masse throughout the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. Historians, antiquarians, and archaeologists recorded the discovery of the Unique Physical Types all over the United States, with a large concentration found in the mounds and earthworks of the Ohio River Valley and along the Mississippi River.  These accounts can be found in any number of county, township, and state histories, as well as anthropological literature from both inside and outside of the Smithsonian Institution. Here are several examples:

Kentucky: “From a mound on the farm of Edin Burrowes, near Franklin, were exhumed, in May, 1841, at a depth of over 12 feet, several human skeletons. One, of extraordinary dimensions, was found between what appeared to have been two logs, covered with a wooden slab. Many of the bones were entire. The under jaw-bone was large enough to fit over the jaw, flesh and all, of any common man of the present day. The thigh-bones were full six inches longer than those of any man in Simpson County. Teeth, arms, ribs, and all, gave evidence of a giant of a former race”. (History of Kentucky, Lewis Collins)

Jo Daviess County, Illinois : “The mounds on the bluff have nearly all been opened within the last two or three years…In all that have been opened the excavators have found in the center a pit that was evidently dug about two and a half feet below the original surface of the ground…The bones in this pit indicate a race of gigantic stature, buried in a sitting posture around the sides of the pit, with legs extending toward the center”. (The History of Joe Daviess County)

“Near the original surface, 10 or 12 feet from the center (of the mound), on the lower side, lying at full length upon its back, was one of the largest skeletons discovered by the Bureau agents, the length as proved by actual measurement being between 7 and 8 feet. It was all clearly traceable…” (12 th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology)

Kanawha Valley, West Virginia : “No 11 is now 35 by 40 feet at the base and 4 feet high. In the center, 3 feet below the surface, was a vault 8 feet long and 3 feet wide. In the bottom of this, among the decayed fragments of bark wrappings, lay a skeleton fully 7 feet long, extended at full length on the back, head west…. Nineteen feet from the top…in the remains of a bark coffin, a skeleton, measuring 7.5 feet in length and 19 inches across the shoulders, was discovered”.  (12 th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology)

“Within the village of Brownstown, ten miles above Charleston and just below the mouth of Lens creek, is another such ancient burying ground…At Brownstown, not long since, two skeletons were found together, one a huge frame about seven feet in length and the other about four feet, a dwarf and deformed”. (History of the Great Kanawha Valley)

Mounds in Dunbar and South Charleston recorded by the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1884

Florida: “Pursuing my investigations, and excavating further toward the south east face of the mound, I came upon the largest stone ax I have ever seen or that had ever been found in this section of the country. Close to it was the largest and most perfect cranium of the mound…Near by the side of this skull were the right femoris, the tibia, the humerus, and part of the radius, with a portion of the pelvis directly under the skull…Anticipating a perfect specimen in this skull, I was doomed to disappointment, for, after taking it out of the earth and setting it up, so that I could view the fleshless face of this gigantic savage, in the space of two hours it crumbled to pieces, except small portions. According to measurement of the bones of this skeleton, its height must have been quite 7 feet”. (Annual Report of the Boards of Regents of the Smithsonian)

Digital sketch, ancient Florida giant.

Digital sketch, ancient Florida giant. Image courtesy of Marcia K. Moore, Ciamar Studio .


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What the statistics above show is that every planet orbits the sun and if you are standing on each of the planets, these are the number of days each planet would have in a year or for the time it would take for that planet to circle the sun. The statistics very clearly indicate that the planets farthest from the sun obviously have long years or revolutions around the sun so they logically have much more days. The planets closet to the sun have smaller years or less time to orbit the sun and so have proportionally fewer days per year. The relationship is rather obvious really, but please note the number of rotations or days specified here are what each planet would have if you lived on each planet, not increments of 24 hrs from earths perspective. If you were to sit on Mars and revolve one full revolution around the sun, you would experience 670 days, or rotations. So for Venus a year is 224 Earth days and it rotates 243 days so in a year Venus basically has one day if you sat on it.

It is therefore logical to conclude that if the Earth had 420 days then yes as you say the rotations would be faster, but this is not the only answer. When considering the evolutionary changes that have occurred on Earth with regards to species size and adaptive changes, then your planetary movement suggestion could be reconsidered. It is perhaps far more logical to consider the possibility that 420 days in a year could be recorded if the distance of the Earth was further from the sun and this also explains the evolutionary changes.

To discredit EVERYTHING that doesn't fit into people's square box of knowledge and scientific data would be ludicrous. Before forming an opinion that there is NO scientific data... do your own digging. serious research. There are numerous 1800's /early 1900's newspaper articles of HUNDREDS if not thousands of giant skeletons found throughout the US, Europe and Asia. New York times has quite a few spread throughout the 1890's ... you can double check articles found online with your local library with their newspaper directory (almost all should contain a NEW YORK TIMES history back up until the civil war, if not further). (The old fashioned way with projector and slides) Also not EVERY photo is photo shopped on the internet, it's about discernment. Because of dozens upon dozens of reports over hundreds of gravesites, it should not be flippantly dismissed as an anomaly or genetic mutation. The consistent similarities indicate that this may actually be an entire race. ( Again re-read the individual accounts on different newspaper articles, local sites, locations, previous museum exhibits - for which there are photographic evidence) Back in the 1800's any significant find was to directly notify the local/federal government, which then turned the investigation over to the Smithsonian if it was of any consequence. Again, don't take my word for this... if this subject truly piques your interest.... start doing some of your own digging. I do know that bones/ artifacts, when they have been under water or unearthed from packed soil after extraordinarily long periods of time; only to be exposed to oxygen- can crumble within hours of discovery. (commonly happens to sunken Viking era ships and has to be meticulously maintained while being quickly transported to an environment / temperature controlled room.) whilst it is common to have your doubts about a "new" subject that has neither been broached nor taught about during childhood... it should also be in your instinct to try and chase the subject to find clues and use discernment as a scientist would rather than automatically slamming the subject/ thought from existence. just because you haven't seen it with your own two eyes.... doesn't mean it has NEVER existed. but the opposite is also true... just because you've always HEARD tales about it, does not necessarily make it truth. Use your sleuthing skills people .... and open your minds a bit... after all- science is all about discovery and posing questions.... "A wise man knows he knows nothing, whereas a fool believes he knows everything" - Chinese proverb/ Socrates (Just my two cents)

Absence of evidence does not mean evidence of absence. Having said that proof must be provided one day. Hopefully we can do that this year... type in 'tangatwhenua16' and get onto their website.

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Is there an “a” missing between the t and the w ?

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