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Ships of the Giants?

by, William Olivadoti

In general, a work, by an amateur, which  attempts to show parallels and similarities between distant and diverse cultures, in both time and space, culminating in which appear to be evidentiary clues in both  archival and geographic form, which could be postulated to possibly substantiate those connections of cultures. In particular, a pattern of anomalies in a certain area in the Adirondack Mountains surrounding Pharaoh Mountain within a radius of  3 miles and a second similar pattern within a radius of 25 miles.

The amateur writer endeavors to present aspects of discoveries of anomalous lakes and ponds therein, which appear to reflect similar mathematical patterns throughout, with  the hope that others would search and find further anomalies analogous to those in the book. A history of several diverse cultures are presented, including Native American and  ancient Mediterranean.
The author was born and raised 12 miles from Pharoah Mt. and 7 miles from the nearest water anomaly. He traveled the local mountains extensively in  his youth and heard many stories handed down to his grandmother and relatives concerning Native American legends and myths.

The author presents the sum of those archives, traditions and geographical anomalies for the curiosity and thought-stimulation of the reader.  The book contains aerial and satellite photographs of  lakes and ponds which can be taken, upon viewing, appearing to be  arrowhead-shaped,  ship-shaped, animal-shaped  and other. Five tabular data sections present the mathematical and other numerical attributes associated with up to 16, 18, 56, 60  lakes and ponds,  resp., 18 of which are close to Pharaoh Mountain. Petroglyphs and rock anomalies in  the nearby mountains are also displayed in the work.

Title: Ships of the Giants?

128 pages

language: English

166+ photos and pictures color mostly

21 maps  color mostly

85 footnotes

110 bibliography

5 tables

The book comes in either paperback $49.99 + $5 shipping or hardcover $59.99 + $5 shipping.

author: William C. Olivadoti

bolivadot@gmail.com

[The author has no training nor experience in archaeology.]

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A Tradition of Giants: More Questions Than Answers

Originally published in Ancient American magazine.

by Ross Hamilton

Long ago in central North America, there was a great civil war. It was a war owning many battles, and had an incredible loss of life. It wasn’t the North versus the South, although it sponsored a confederacy against a union. It probably spanned the geography of a number of present day states—commencing from the area that is the boundary line of the ancient Mississippi. There, the great tribes of the west encountered for the first time the great nation of the east, and the resultant history—or shall we say prehistory, ultimately shaped the pre-Columbian world far more than can ever be understood. Our archaeological record holds relatively limited data of this time period, much less this proposed event, and thus we are dependent to some extent on the invaluable resource of Native American transmission.

Our related science’s present understanding of the pre-Adena (Archaic) inhabitants of the greater Ohio River valley is yet somewhat sketchy, what to say of the Adena themselves. However, many pieces to the puzzle are now thought to be in place. The timeline for the Adena begins around 1000 B.C.E. according to the carbon dating of Dragoo and others. The Archaic populace is not believed to have constructed mounds in the Ohio Valley region, although this is not known for certain due to several factors, including widespread destruction of the earthworks, without content cataloging, over the last 250 years. Most understanding is based upon the dating and trait-grouping of materials found in the diminished number of mounds and village sites yet existing after a formal discipline in archaeology and anthropology finally took over excavation and detailed record keeping.

There are Archaic era mounded structures, often intricate and complex, in the deep southern U.S., including Watson Brake, Poverty Point, Fig Island, and Sapelo. For this reason, theories have been put forth that the moundbuilding tradition came into the Ohio Valley around the time of the Adena from the southern Mississippi, thereby tentatively associating the Adena people with older cultures from the south. In one way of looking at this idea, it supposes that moundbuilding was a phenomenon peculiar to only one geographical source, necessarily having been passed on. Unlike the Adena mounds however, the more ancient southern earthworks did not poignantly suggest a very specialized “cult of the dead.”

By their skeletal remains in the earlier studies, the pre-Adena people were known to have had slender or thin bodies, and been “long-headed,” with “narrow” skulls (dolichocranic), i.e., having a breadth of skull small in proportion to length from front to back. The Adena people weren’t physically akin to these Archaic people. Generally the Adena had more massive bone structure, according to these same studies. The pre-eminent theory of Adena origin at the time was that their ancestry had come from Mexico or even further south. However, the Adena body bone structure type was unusually difficult to trace with surety south of the Rio Grande—where another distinguishing Adena-resonant trait was found practiced from earlier times. That practice was “cradleboard” head deformation.

Head of a statue found near the Ohio River
Outline of the head of a statue of a woman found in the bottom land of the Ohio River near Tolu, KY.

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Holocaust of Giants: The Great Smithsonian Cover-up

 

First published in Ancient American magazine and later in Nexus magazine.

by Ross Hamilton

Noted Native American author and professor of law emeritus, Vine Deloria, writes in a personal communication:

It’s probably better that so few of the ruins and remains were tied in with the Smithsonian because they give good reason to believe the ending of the Indiana Jones movie—a great warehouse where the real secrets of earth history are buried.

Modern day archaeology and anthropology have nearly sealed the door on our imaginations, broadly interpreting the North American past as devoid of anything unusual in the way of great cultures characterized by a people of unusual demeanor. The great interloper of ancient burial grounds, the nineteenth century Smithsonian Institution, created a one-way portal, through which uncounted bones have been spirited. This door and the contents of its vault are virtually sealed off to any but government officials. Among these bones may lay answers not even sought by these officials concerning the deep past.

The first hint we had about the possible existence of an actual race of tall, strong, and intellectually sophisticated people, was in researching old township and county records. Many of these were quoting from old diaries and letters that were combined, for posterity, in the 1800s from diaries going back to the 1700s. Says Vine in this understanding:

Some of these old county and regional history books contain real gems because the people were not subjected to a rigid indoctrination about evolution and were astonished about what they found and honestly reported it.

County Histories
The title pages of the early county and pioneer history books often included phrases like “CAREFULLY WRITTEN AND COMPILED” and “LEST WE FORGET.”

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