We know that the vikings were explorers, and that they even visited North America for a while. One of the most famous of the viking explorers was Leif Erikson. It is rumored that Erikson also encountered bigfoot creatures during his exploration, but is it true? visitcryptoville.com takes a look:
I stumbled across a very interesting and provocative article the other day that I wanted to share with you. I will be quoting from it extensively throughout this post. The article, found on the Skeptical Humanities website, is called For the Love of Yeti, Bigfooters, Read a Primary Source!
The author is Eve Siebert. Who is she? A graduate of Saint Louis University who holds a Ph.D. in English Literature. Her specialty is Old and Middle English literature, but she also has “secondary concentrations” in Old Norse and Shakespeare. The specialty in Old Norse literature is the key component for today’s analysis.
What Passes for Canon
How many times have we read about the earliest sighting of Bigfoot attributed to Leif Erikson during his historic voyage to the New World? You don’t see it a lot, but it’s out there often enough and has become part of the canon of Bigfoot lore.
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