Kathy Strain: An Anthropologist’s Search for Sasquatch | ST 043

Kathy Strain

In this installment of Sasquatch Tracks, the team is joined by anthropologist and longtime Sasquatch researcher Kathy Strain, author of the book, Giants, Cannibals & Monsters: Bigfoot in Native Culture. 

Kathy Strain’s is the Heritage Resource and Tribal Relations Programs Manager for the Stanislaus National Forest in Sonora, California.  She has a M.A. in Anthropology and conducts research on native cultures and their traditional bigfoot beliefs.  Her book Giants, Cannibals & Monsters covers the Sasquatch subject in depth, including 154 stories from 57 tribes from throughout North America that convey traditional indigenous American narratives that appear to convey knowledge of Sasquatch, as known by a variety of names by different tribal groups.

Kathy is also the on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Alliance of Independent Bigfoot Researchers and a member of the North American Wood Ape Conservancy. She has appeared in numerous documentaries, television shows and radio programs discussing bigfoot. She is currently a regular on the History Channel’s “The Proof Is Out There.”

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