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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Currently there are a slew of books, DVDs and even at least one TV show documenting the exploits of modern hunters who are “on the trail” of the anomalous dead, who insist that if at least one of these skeletons could be found and presented to the “experts” it would somehow alter the professed paradigm of the establishment itself. However, as we will demonstrate in part 2, the “experts” have already rediscovered, photographed, and measured these types of remains.

Featured image: 3d Digital Sculpture of Giant with hair, copper breastplate, and gorget. Image courtesy of Marcia K. Moore, Ciamar Studio. For more reconstructions of giants, visit Marcia K. Moore’s website .

Read Part 2 : Documented evidence of giants and the institutionalized policy of denial.

By Jason Jarrell and Sarah Farmer


History of Kentucky, Volume 2. Lewis Collins, 1878. Giants appear in the text on pages 107, 653, 654, 666, 683, and 722 https://archive.org/stream/collinshistoricav02coll#page/n7/mode/2up

The History of Joe Daviess County, Illinois, 1878. Reference is page 843 https://archive.org/stream/historyofjodavie00kett#page/844/mode/2up/search/Ancient+Mounds

12th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1891. https://archive.org/stream/annualreportofbu1218901891smit#page/n7/mode/2up

History of the Great Kanawha Valley, by John P Hale, 1891. Reference on page 47.

Annual Report of the Boards of Regents of the Smithsonian, 1874. See Antiwuities of Florida , page 392.

Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society 1896. Mounds of Louisiana, Part 1. Reference begins on page 20.

Building Woodland Archaeological Units in The Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia, by Patrick D Trader, in Woodland Period Systematics in The Middle Ohio Valley, edited by Darlene Applegate and Robert Mainford, 2005.

For Elizabeth Mound number 1, see The Archaic and Woodland Cemeteries of the Elizabeth Site in the Lower Illinois Valley edited by Leigh and Buikstra, 1988.

For Peter Klunk Mound 7, see Hopewell and Woodland Site Archaeology in Illinois, Bulletin 6 Illinois Archaeological Survey

Essay attached to Memoir on the European Colonization of America, page 20.

Archaeological History of Ohio, Gerald Fowke.

Anthropology of Florida, Ales Hrdlicka 1922.

Newspaper article discovered in a clipping file by Ross Hamilton, author of A Tradition of Giants: The Elite Social Hierarchy of American Prehistory .

The Salt Lake Tribune, 8/21/1936, courtesy of the excellent Greater Ancestors website:


Readers will note the sparsity of these reports in relation to what was also being discovered in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Certainly they were anomalous discoveries, but nowhere do they indicate a lost race of "giants", they merely show that "giantism" was as rare in the distant past as it is today. The ratio of more normal proportioned skeletons at the same archaeological strata and sites to giants is more than 10,000 to 1, if not more.

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To come to that conclusion you ignore the fact that the reports of discoveries of giant skeletons also noted other anomalous features of said skeletons; such as elongated crania or double dentition, for example. This makes it unlikely to be merely gigantism.

Also, the reports clearly state that the giant skeletons were most often found not in the mounds with the rest of the normal skeletons, but below the mounds, in their own separate grave or tomb beneath the ground level. At the very least this implies that the giant skeletons were almost exclusively from the oldest era of mound builder culture. If they were merely representative of the normal occurrence of gigantism in any population, why weren't the giant skeletons evenly distributed throughout mound layers?

It seems to me not beyond possibility that the giants had nothing to do with the mound builders for the most part, and that the latter constructed their burial mounds atop the tombs of the former whenever they found them. The tombs of the giants may have already been ancient when the mound builders found them.

could any of these individuals have thyroid condition??

These anomalies are most definitely a product of a disorder altering the production of growth hormone, or somatotrophic hormone. I believe this is clear, as hypersecretion leads to Gigantism even in children. In adults it causes a condition known as Acromegaly, which results in enlarged hands, jawbone and brows, just as is described of these giants throughout these two articles. However, I'm afraid to say that this disorder is not brought about by the thyroid gland, but rather the anterior lobe of the pituatary gland. It is an absolutely fascinating topic.

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Except that all of the conditions you list are basically malformations, and the bone material of people suffering from these conditions is easily recognizable by its asymmetrical, lumpy, puffy appearance.

Yet this is never mentioned in all the hundreds of reports I've seen. Instead, what is remarked on is the robustness of the bone, the teeth, etc., which are often said to be "perfect". A picture of health, not disease, in other words.


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