Researchers from Ohio's Genoskwa Project, a Bigfoot research group, will host an information session in the community room of the North Canton Public Library on May 3rd from 12:30 to 4:30 PM.
The researchers will address the Bigfoot sightings in Stark, Carroll, and Columbiana Counties that happened up to July of last year.
They would also like to encourage anyone else who has had any experiences to share their stories.
The researchers are very interested in first hand accounts so that they can focus field research in this area. Dan Baker, one of the founders of the group, emphasizes that the group wants to create a positive atmosphere where the public can learn more about Bigfoot and share their experiences without persecution.
The presentation will include audio, video, and photo evidence as well as footcasts and a 7 ft. 9 in. scale model of a Bigfoot. The researchers will also share their first hand experiences of sightings and encounters.
The Genoskwa Project is a team of dedicated field researchers who's aim is to prove to the world that Bigfoot exists and to gather required evidence to support scientific studies of this elusive being. The core of the team consists of five researchers who gather empirical evidence and firsthand stories to support their studies. Recently, the research team hand picked five new researchers to assist in their growing areas of research.
The group currently has nearly 870 members from all over the U.S. and around the world.
Genoskwa is a Native American term that means "Stonish Giants. It is believed that this is because the creature rubs mud and dirt into it's fur and dries to the look of stone. Some Native American legends say that Genoskwa would attack and kill the Indians. It is said to be the larger, more aggressive cousin of the well known Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest.
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