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Thursday, January 26, 2023

GLIMMER MAN Appears During Native Lakota Drum Circle

A witness describes the appearance of a 'Glimmer Man' during a drum circle on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota. Some people believe that these are cloaked Bigfoot.

I received the following account from the witness several years ago:

"I'm writing you from North Dakota and I was intrigued when I saw the term "Glimmer Man" on your website. I had a similar encounter two summers ago in the area called Kimball Bottoms or as the locals call it "The Desert." Anyway I was down there at a drum circle they were having and I don't know if it was the drumming that attracted this thing or what. I was facing the water and banks of the Missouri River and it still being light outside (around 7pm in the summer) I could see everything clearly. I thought I saw a heat signature on the opposite bank, like heat rising off a hot parking lot in the summer). This stood out to me as I'd been staring in that area.

Anyway, zoning out as I went into an almost trance-like state due to the drumming, I started seeing this thing move. I stopped drumming and walked over to the edge of the bank. The more I watched the more I realized that this heat signature looked like it had arms and legs and was like swaying to the drumming still going on behind me. My friend came up and asked what I was looking at and as I pointed it out to her other people from the circle started to notice that we were pointing and staring at something across the river. More people stopped drumming and joined us at the bank. Some could see what we were seeing and others couldn't. Eventually, nobody was drumming anymore and this "glimmer man" had stopped swaying and was watching us watch him. More than one person had mentioned that it looked like the invisible (yet visible) alien from the movie "Predator." It was after maybe three mins of watching this "invisible being" (and yes many people tried taking pictures and video of it) only to not see anything when reviewing the images on their phones. Not surprising when you are trying to photograph a nearly invisible heat signature-looking thing).

At one point we could see this thing move back into the tall reeds and were surprised as the reeds parted. Those who didn't see the being couldn't help but see the reed part as it moved away. A few of us sat there for a good hour waiting to see if this invisible being came back, but we didn't see anything. However many people freaked themselves out by talking about "where this entity could be?" Was it lurking in the water, walking along the shore, hiding in the trees, etc? I have to agree they all had viable points. It was a very surreal encounter and only deepened my beliefs on things existing in the folds of what we call reality." JJ

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Have you had a sighting or encounter?
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Thanks. Lon

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In this episode of Phantoms & Monsters Radio, we welcome Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research investigators & researchers Carter Buschardt, Thomas Carroll, & Chad Redding for a team update discussion. Please like, subscribe, and comment.

Carter Buschardt has been an investigator with BFRO for the last 13 years. Originally from Texas and currently lives in Missouri. He has had nearly 100 reports published to the BFRO website and has interviewed over 400 witnesses and counting. He is an experienced outdoorsman and trained as an investigator for MUFON. He studied herpetology in college. Longtime special interest in Sasquatch long-term habituation sites, burial research, infrasound, language, and stick structures. He is a true, boots-on-the-ground researcher/investigator and not a desktop warrior. He has met and visited the properties of nearly half of the witnesses whose reports have been published. He monitors and visits several properties with ongoing habituation activity to this day.

Author of 5 books, Sasquatch: Evidence of an Enigma I, II & III with 2nd editions of first two books. Carter is an active member of the Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research team. His website can be found at www.relichominid.com

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Thomas Carroll is a resident of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and an avid outdoorsman & hunter. He joined Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research about a year ago and has already been involved with several investigations in western Pennsylvania. Thomas also hosts the Forgotten Faces Podcast which focuses on the Korean War.

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Chad M. Redding grew up in the Pigeon Hills region of western York County, Pennsylvania. A lifetime of roaming the woods, hills, and hollows led Chad to develop his passions and skills as a woodsman. Very much an avid lover of old traditional ways and old things. His love of the forests and mountains know no bounds. For he has camped, rambled, gathered, canoed, and fished. In all 4 seasons.

As a lover of local history and folklore, wanderer of forgotten places, and life-long experiencer of the strange. Chad also contributes to and works with Timothy Renner of Strange Familiars Podcast. Chad is also an active member of the Phantoms and Monsters Fortean Research team.

Chad became the proprietor of Ruck Rabbit Outdoors a company that supplies old-style crafted, curated, refurbished, and surplus gear to the woods folk community.

Please join us in the chat, so that you may ask questions. Don't miss this opportunity.


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A Paranormal Life welcomes Duke Sullivan, host of World Bigfoot News to the show. Bernadette McDaniel (Host)

Duke Sullivan is a Bigfoot researcher from Montana U.S.A. His interest in cryptids began when he encountered them in northern Minnesota in 1972 and 1977. He has been researching the subject since his second sighting, 45 years ago. Duke has lived in and done Bigfoot research in many states, including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Florida, Texas, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, and Montana. Duke is the first person to bring the existence of lesser-known cryptids such as Mountain Giants and the Gugwe to the general public's attention. He is the founder of the Montana Bigfoot Project (a group on Facebook) and the founder and host of the World Bigfoot Radio show on YouTube, Rumble, Odysee, and Bitchute. WBR is one of the very few shows that feature an interview with an actual researcher and shows their evidence at the same time. Duke has also filmed Bigfoot many times and posts his field research videos to his channel as well. Duke has appeared on many shows, including Multiple visits to Sasquatch Chronicles, Strange Familiars, The Bigfoot Outlaws, Night Dreams talk radio, Fade to Black with Jimmy Church, Spaced Out Radio twice a week for the Cryptid Report, and over 2 dozen other programs. The World Bigfoot Radio channel not only covers cryptid information but also conspiracies and the evidence for them.

Please join us in the chat, so that you may ask questions. Don't miss this opportunity.


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We are asking the worldwide public to come forward with your sightings & encounters. Contact us by email - Thanks. Lon

Have you had a sighting of a winged humanoid or huge bat-like creature in the Chicago, Illinois metro area / Lake Michigan region? The entity has also been referred to as the 'Chicago Mothman', 'Chicago Owlman' & 'O'Hare Mothman' or 'O'Hare Batman.' - Chicago / Lake Michigan Winged Humanoid Regional Interactive Map - Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] - your anonymity is guaranteed. Our investigative group is conducting a serious examination of his phenomenon. We are merely seeking the truth and wish to determine what eyewitnesses have been encountering. Your cooperation is truly appreciated.

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Experiencer Recalls UFO ABDUCTION & POSSIBLE IMPREGNATION Near Asheville NC Airport

A Henderson County, NC woman recalls her encounter with a saucer-shaped craft near the Asheville Airport. She believes that she was abducted and possibly impregnated during 90 minutes of lost time.

I recently received the following account:

"I had an experience in the early 1980s while driving home in Hendersonville County, North Carolina. This happened just before daybreak on a warm summer morning. I was driving south on Highway 26. I had just dropped my husband off at work and was heading home. The morning light was still low and it was a bit foggy so I was driving cautiously in the right lane. as I was passing the Asheville Airport exit I saw a large bright light high in the sky coming down vertically directly in front of me. I remember thinking that airplane is off course and headed in the wrong direction. It looked like it was trying to make a landing on the interstate.

I pulled over next to the guardrail and turned my radio volume down low as the light came closer. It stopped and hovered just above the interstate about a hundred and fifty yards away from me. Then the craft slowly made a sharp right turn and moved to the east of me to hover about one hundred and fifty feet above the dairy farm below. This property is now the golf course at the Asheville Airport. The craft was only about 50 yards from the guardrail now and where I sat in my car I was mesmerized. I rolled down my window and turned off my car. I could hear the noise of the craft pulsing and whirring. It did not look or sound anything like the airplanes I had seen and heard flying at the Asheville Airport over the years. The craft was flat on the bottom and domed in an upside-down saucer shape. It was huge at least the length of a football field and as it pulled alongside me on my right the bright light on the front of the craft was behind my view inside the car as it illuminated the pasture and the trees. Beneath the craft, I could also see that there were three smaller lights on the side that I was now facing. It was a red light flanked by two small blue lights located at the bottom of the disc. I could also see faint lights of the Asheville Airport runway in the background. I remember thinking it must be some type of top-secret aircraft being tested by the Air Force.

I got out of the car and walked around to the back and over to the guardrail. I stood there for some time just staring at it and trying to rationalize what I was seeing. Why had the airport control not called the Highway Patrol I thought to myself? Why is no one stopping? Why is there no response from police or emergency services? All of these questions ran through my mind as I stood there for several minutes staring at the craft and waiting to see what it would do next. I felt like I was in some kind of a trance or hypnotic state.

That was the last thing I remember until 90 minutes later when I found myself sitting in my car with both windows rolled up and the radio blaring. The car was running, the heat was on high, and I was drenched in sweat, but then it was full daylight and cars were zooming past me. I was dazed and confused as I drove home emotionally shaken, crying, and generally terrified. I was also in intense pain, so I went to bed immediately and I slept for several hours due to the stress. It felt like I had been raped and the pain in my lower abdomen was excruciating.

I never said anything to my husband or anyone else for that matter for many years until now about a month later after this incident. Years later, I had a very painful miscarriage which I feel was associated with the incident. I don't know what happened during these 90 minutes of lost time but I believe I was taken on board and I was impregnated. I will never know for sure. I did not see or come in contact with any creatures that I know of because I don't have any memory of the 90 minutes. But this I do know, whatever happened to me was against my will and it was very painful it has taken me many years to get my head wrapped around what actually happened to me. It has not been until the advent of the internet and YouTube that I have come to understand there are others who have had worse experiences with abductions. Can I prove that I was abducted? No. But I do know this if this was an alien craft the creatures inside it were malevolent and very dangerous. I believe they are demonic in nature and for anyone to think that aliens are here to help us is naive. Thanks for your time. KL"

HAVE A COMMENT? GO TO OUR SUBREDDIT AND POST YOUR THOUGHTS

Have you had a sighting or encounter?
Contact me by email or call the hotline at 410-241-5974
Thanks. Lon

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In this episode of Phantoms & Monsters Radio, we welcome Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research investigators & researchers Carter Buschardt, Thomas Carroll, & Chad Redding for a team update discussion. Please like, subscribe, and comment.

Carter Buschardt has been an investigator with BFRO for the last 13 years. Originally from Texas and currently lives in Missouri. He has had nearly 100 reports published to the BFRO website and has interviewed over 400 witnesses and counting. He is an experienced outdoorsman and trained as an investigator for MUFON. He studied herpetology in college. Longtime special interest in Sasquatch long-term habituation sites, burial research, infrasound, language, and stick structures. He is a true, boots-on-the-ground researcher/investigator and not a desktop warrior. He has met and visited the properties of nearly half of the witnesses whose reports have been published. He monitors and visits several properties with ongoing habituation activity to this day.

Author of 5 books, Sasquatch: Evidence of an Enigma I, II & III with 2nd editions of first two books. Carter is an active member of the Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research team. His website can be found at www.relichominid.com

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Thomas Carroll is a resident of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and an avid outdoorsman & hunter. He joined Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research about a year ago and has already been involved with several investigations in western Pennsylvania. Thomas also hosts the Forgotten Faces Podcast which focuses on the Korean War.

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Chad M. Redding grew up in the Pigeon Hills region of western York County, Pennsylvania. A lifetime of roaming the woods, hills, and hollows led Chad to develop his passions and skills as a woodsman. Very much an avid lover of old traditional ways and old things. His love of the forests and mountains know no bounds. For he has camped, rambled, gathered, canoed, and fished. In all 4 seasons.

As a lover of local history and folklore, wanderer of forgotten places, and life-long experiencer of the strange. Chad also contributes to and works with Timothy Renner of Strange Familiars Podcast. Chad is also an active member of the Phantoms and Monsters Fortean Research team.

Chad became the proprietor of Ruck Rabbit Outdoors a company that supplies old-style crafted, curated, refurbished, and surplus gear to the woods folk community.

Please join us in the chat, so that you may ask questions. Don't miss this opportunity.


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A Paranormal Life welcomes Duke Sullivan, host of World Bigfoot News to the show. Bernadette McDaniel (Host)

Duke Sullivan is a Bigfoot researcher from Montana U.S.A. His interest in cryptids began when he encountered them in northern Minnesota in 1972 and 1977. He has been researching the subject since his second sighting, 45 years ago. Duke has lived in and done Bigfoot research in many states, including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Florida, Texas, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, and Montana. Duke is the first person to bring the existence of lesser-known cryptids such as Mountain Giants and the Gugwe to the general public's attention. He is the founder of the Montana Bigfoot Project (a group on Facebook) and the founder and host of the World Bigfoot Radio show on YouTube, Rumble, Odysee, and Bitchute. WBR is one of the very few shows that feature an interview with an actual researcher and shows their evidence at the same time. Duke has also filmed Bigfoot many times and posts his field research videos to his channel as well. Duke has appeared on many shows, including Multiple visits to Sasquatch Chronicles, Strange Familiars, The Bigfoot Outlaws, Night Dreams talk radio, Fade to Black with Jimmy Church, Spaced Out Radio twice a week for the Cryptid Report, and over 2 dozen other programs. The World Bigfoot Radio channel not only covers cryptid information but also conspiracies and the evidence for them.

Please join us in the chat, so that you may ask questions. Don't miss this opportunity.


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We are asking the worldwide public to come forward with your sightings & encounters. Contact us by email - Thanks. Lon

Have you had a sighting of a winged humanoid or huge bat-like creature in the Chicago, Illinois metro area / Lake Michigan region? The entity has also been referred to as the 'Chicago Mothman', 'Chicago Owlman' & 'O'Hare Mothman' or 'O'Hare Batman.' - Chicago / Lake Michigan Winged Humanoid Regional Interactive Map - Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] - your anonymity is guaranteed. Our investigative group is conducting a serious examination of his phenomenon. We are merely seeking the truth and wish to determine what eyewitnesses have been encountering. Your cooperation is truly appreciated.

-----

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TODAY'S TOP LINKS

52 million years ago, strange primates lived in complete darkness in the Arctic

Experts Stumped by Mysterious Handprint Found in 1,000-Year-Old Israeli Moat











PHANTOMS & MONSTERS RADIO Podcasts on Anchor

PHANTOMS & MONSTERS RADIO Podcasts on Spotify

**********

Please Consider a Donation to 'Phantoms & Monsters'

Your financial support of Phantoms & Monsters and our other pursuits is much appreciated. This all depends on you, the readers & followers.

Please use the PayPal donation buttons on the blog site. You can also go directly to Phantoms & Monsters donation. Thanks again for your loyalty and continued support. Lon




This blog and newsletter are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Work 3.0 United States License.

Registered trademark PHANTOMS AND MONSTERS ® / PHANTOMS & MONSTERS ® - USPTO #90902480 - Lon D. Strickler

© 2005-2022 Phantoms & Monsters - All Rights Reserved