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 By K.J. Lincoln    Inside Bethel News    July 16, 2014 

Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot crew visits Bethel

“Bobo” James Fay and Matt Moneymaker from Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot program came to Bethel to seek out leads to follow up on regarding the legendary Hairy Man, Bigfoot, Miluquyuli, or Uurayuli creature. Along with them came a film crew...

 
 Hairy Man    July 9, 2014

Bigfoot seen by wood gatherers

About 20 years ago, two 14-year-old boys were getting wood for camp in interior Alaska. It was summertime and they drove the boat about half a mile from camp. They carried a boy’s axe and chainsaw. It was a wood yard with spruce trees and a lot of...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 25, 2014

Governor was not a no-show

Dear Editor: The Anchorage Daily News today (June 19th, 2014) published an op-ed authored by lieutenant governor candidate Craig Fleener accusing Governor Parnell of being a “no-show” for a National Congress of American Indians meeting last...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    June 4, 2014

Bird hunters come upon Bigfoot

Two geese hunters who are from Bethel are the most recent eyewitnesses of a large, hairy, Bigfoot-like creature on the tundra near the community of Bethel. One of the hunters, speaking on terms of anonymity, said that he and his partner were hunting...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    January 8, 2014

The Gweek River Bigfoot Sighting

This last summer a family of salmon berry pickers were traveling up the Gweek River when one of the members saw a large, dark figure on the bank along the river. Margaret Nagasiak, or “Ekie” as she is known by her friends and family, was the one...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    September 25, 2013

Children see Hairy Man in Napakiak

In the July 31st, 2013 issue of the Delta Discovery, we published a story about a Hairy Man sighting that took place in April of this year in the village of Napakiak. The story this week is about the...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    September 18, 2013

Hairy Man behind a bush

On September 10, 2013, a couple was returning home on their ATV from an evening of picking berries when they encountered a sighting a few miles west of Bethel. It was twilight and the day was ending,...

 
 By Delta Discovery Staff    Hairy Man    September 4, 2013

The Nunavakanukakslak Lake Hairy Man

In the 1940s, 50s, and maybe even the 60s, it was said that Hairy Man people were commonly seen along the shores of the big lakes near Kasigluk and Nunapitchuk. Then, in these modern days, they are...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    August 28, 2013

Passenger on flight sees Hairy Man with a baby

This story is about a lady who was a passenger on Grant Aviation who saw an adult female Hairy Man with a little one during her flight. This lady, who wishes to be anonymous, was flying from her...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    August 21, 2013

The Kotlik Howler

Kotlik, with a population of 600, is the northernmost village in the Y-K Delta. It is one of the most rural villages in this region, situated along the southern shore of the Norton Sound. It’s name...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    August 14, 2013

Berry pickers spy Bigfoot

On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013, a family from Bethel witnessed a very tall, black colored creature walking upright while they were out picking berries. The family of three – the dad and mom and...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    August 7, 2013

Hairy Man tracks along the Kisaralik River

The Kisaralik and Kasigluk rivers snake through the tundra together from the Kuskokwim River and make their way to the Kuskokwim and Kilbuck mountains. Hairy Man people, or Bigfoots, and/or their...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    July 31, 2013

Hairy Man sighted in Napakiak

In late April 2013, a worker at the Napakiak village corporation was just taking a look outside the 2nd story window of the building during the early afternoon hours, when she saw something unusual...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    July 17, 2013

Question about Hairy Man or Bigfoot in our land

By now, you may have read over a dozen stories of sightings of Hairy Man in the Y-K Delta. We still have many more stories that we have collected and will be publishing in future issues. As you know o...

 
 By K.J. Lincoln    Hairy Man    July 10, 2013

Whitefish set netters spot Bigfoot

Two fishermen from Bethel saw a creature too tall to be a human walking upright while checking their whitefish net at the upper mouth of Tarperrnaq River. Dana Kopanuk, was one of the fishermen who...

 
 Hairy Man    July 3, 2013

Rock throwers of the Andreafsky River

Rocks being thrown at or toward people is also one of the characteristics given to the Hairy Man. An elder in St. Mary’s shared a story that one or more times that she and her husband had rocks...

 
 Hairy Man    June 26, 2013

Nome miner kills a Hairy Man

This story has been around for a long time, which happened in the 1960s. Variations of the story come and go. Jean Joiner was a miner from Nome who had a mine near Jade Mountain on Dahl Creek. The...

 
 By KJ Lincoln    Hairy Man    June 19, 2013

Nunivak Island Bigfoot

This sighting occurred back in the 1930s on the island of Nunivak. There were three men who went hunting, one of which was Fred Weston Sr. who was a resident of the old village of Nash Harbor. He was...

 
 Hairy Man    June 12, 2013

Strong-smelling creature in woods near fishcamp

Hairy Man, also called Miluquyuli, was also known by its smell. Here is a Hairy Man story that happened many years ago by a woman who lives in Bethel: “When I was still very young, we had moved to...

 
 By Peter Twitchell    Contributors    June 5, 2013

Big Foot encounter

It appears the legend of “Hairy Man,” or “BIG FOOT,” is endless and will live on in the minds and hearts of men and children out here for a long time to come. I don’t see the dying ember of...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    June 5, 2013

A hunter is chased away by a Hairy Man

Kusilvak Mountain, at 2,000 feet, is the tallest mountain in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The mountain could be seen from long distances. Up close, Kusilvak (from ‘qusilvak,’ meaning ‘very tall’...

 
 By Dr Robert Alley    Hairy Man    May 29, 2013

The Mulchatna River Hairy Man

Derek Blackmon, a Ketchikan hunter, reported to me in 2003 that he was working with his brother for a fly-in outfitter out of Dillingham in 2000 when they were surprised by something unusual on the...

 
 Hairy Man    May 22, 2013

Man meets Hairy Man on trail

This is the story of a Scammon Bay man who ran into a Hairy Man on the trail to Hooper Bay. This happened in the winter of 2011. Before he told his story, he shuddered at the thought of remembering...

 
 Hairy Man    May 15, 2013

Hairy Man encounter by a musher

Although this story isn’t in the Y-K Delta, the witness was kind enough to write and share his story from his part of Alaska. The musher does not name what he saw in this story but it is most likely he encountered a Bigfoot-like creature. The mushe...

 
 By Peter Twitchell    Contributors    May 8, 2013

Big Foot

All this time people have been sharing their “Big Foot” stories I thought they were on drugs and in LaLa Land somewhere. You see, when it came to even the idea of Big Foot “Hairy Man” I am a...

 
 Hairy Man    May 8, 2013

Hairy Man steals dried fish

The witness is from Nunapitchuk and asked to be anonymous. I grew up in Nunacuaq, a village north of Kasigluk. There was a school there but the river got too shallow for barges so they took the...

 
 Hairy Man    May 1, 2013

Boy sees Bigfoot sitting on bank

People talked about these big hairy people-like creatures ever since I can remember. In my Yugtun dialect, we call them Miluquyulit (the throwers) because they throw something at you when if you get...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    April 24, 2013

Moose hunter sees Hairy Man in Discovery Creek

A few years ago, a resident of Tuluksak was moose hunting in the Discovery Creek when his motor broke down. Unable to fix his motor, a fellow hunter in another boat began to tow him home. The hunter...

 
 By KJ Lincoln    Hairy Man    April 17, 2013

Bigfoot follows women during night ride

The thought of what she saw gives her the creeps even today, she says. “I believe in them – Bigfoot.” This lady is from Bethel. Years ago in the 1990’s, she and her younger sister were...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    April 10, 2013

Man, cranes, moose and Hairy Man?

One late summer day, a man from St. Mary’s took a trip to Mt. Village along the St. Mary’s-Mt. Village Road on his four-wheeled ATV. It was August or September in 2011. The St. Mary’s-Mt. Villag...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    April 3, 2013

Captured by Hairy Man

Here is one from Rampart. It is one of the strangest Hairy Man stories ever told. The story is also told by Norma Cobb, in her book, “Arctic Homestead.” In the interior of Alaska, the Hairy Man...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    March 27, 2013

Unusual track found near a fishcamp

During the summer of 2011, two St. Mary’s women were at a fishcamp cutting silver salmon they had gotten while drifting. The fishcamp is along the Yukon River between Pitka’s Point and Mt....

 
 By KJ Lincoln    Hairy Man    March 20, 2013

Toksook Bay man and son see Bigfoot near Qalvinraaq River

A man and his 10 year old son who were checking their blackfish (can’giiq) trap on the frozen tundra are the most recent eyewitnesses in sighting a Bigfoot-like creature. The sighting took place in...

 
 Letters to the Editor    March 13, 2013

A Letter to all Grant Aviation Customers

A Letter to all Grant Aviation Customers February 21, 2013 To our valued customers: In the past, we have seen a trend in fewer flights (due to weather restrictions) & reduced passenger loads after the four major holidays in this region, i.e....

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    March 13, 2013

Short stories of Hairy Man along the Yukon River

These short stories happened a few years to many years ago. There is a story about a Kass’aq who lived in one of the Yukon River villages that saw and killed a Hairy Man. He fled the killing and...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    March 6, 2013

Plane buzzes Hairy Man people running over ice

In May of 2012, a plane took off from Bethel and headed upriver, following the Kuskokwim River. The river was breaking up and the snow had pretty much melted, but many big lakes were still frozen...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    February 27, 2013

Worker leaves village after seeing Hairy Man

In these two sightings, we couldn’t determine the identities of the persons mentioned in this story, since they were both non-locals and have left or are now gone. In 2011, a utility company install...

 
 Hairy Man    February 20, 2013

Couple spots Hairy Man near Chevak

It was about mid-summer in Chevak, about salmonberry picking time, and it was somewhat drizzling that day. However, it wasn’t affecting visibility that much, as one could see out about five miles. M...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Hairy Man    February 13, 2013

Hairy Man and boy have stare-down

by Delta Discovery staff, as told by the witness This happened when the witness was seven-years-old. He remembers everything vividly, even his age when he saw the Hairy Man. When he was a young boy,...

 
 Hairy Man    February 6, 2013

The Tuluksak River Hairy Man

Some years ago, my brother Allen and I went moose hunting up the Tuluksak River during one weekend in late September, when moose hunting used to be 30 days long. We brought along Mitchell, a friend wh...

 
 By Delta Discovery staff    Speak Your Mind    January 30, 2013

Hairy Man in the Y-K Delta

Last week, we published a story of a Hairy Man being seen in Kasigluk last spring. We had been hoping to begin publishing a series of Bigfoot sightings since such sightings in the Y-K Delta seem to be more common than are told. Here in the delta,...

 
 By K J Lincoln    In our Native Land    January 23, 2013

Legendary Bigfoot sighted near Kasigluk

A family out egg hunting last spring near their village of Kasigluk came upon an incredible sight – a large, dark, hairy creature walking upright was heading towards them. They – two teenaged...