The Apache Indians from Arizona have finally unveiled one of their best-kept secrets. That for the past 20 years they?ve been seeing something in their mountains – something big and hairy with rather large feet. Its not a bear or any animal we?ve seen in a zoo. In fact, its non other than Bigfoot himself.
Colette Altaha, the White Mountain Apache Nation spokeswoman made the announcement, saying that her people were not one to speak to outsiders in the first place, but since the sightings increased significantly this week, they decided that it was something that could no longer be ignored.
Apparently, Bigfoot has been sighted in the area since 1982, and not just a handful, but many of the tribe’s people have reported numerous encounters over the years.
Local residents, such as Marjorie Grimes, who lives in the town of Whitewater within the reservation, claims that although many of her neighbors have seen Bigfoot, none have described it to be a negative experience.
?It was all black and it was tall! The way it walked; it was taking big strides. I put on the brakes and raced back and looked between the two trees where it was, and it was gone!? she said.
Last Monday however, KKNB a local radio station received an unprecedented number of calls and visits from people reporting sightings (which included police officers).
This got the attention of the news, and Tom Biscardi from Searching For Bigfoot Inc., a California team dedicated to finding evidence of the mythical beast, stydying it, then setting it free to its natural habitat.
Unfortunately, nothing much turned up after a few days of searching except for some hairs and prints.
And although the elders of the tribe are uneasy about publicizing what they see as a legend of the Fort Apache Indians, the people of the Apache are convinced that it is the right thing to do.