Category Archives: Bestiary

Mythological creatures from legend and folklore, from ancient times to modern cryptozoology.

Haunted Locations on Vancouver Island

The following is a list of haunted locations on Vancouver Island and includes other reported paranormal sites, as well. This list covers the areas north of Victoria. I’ve created a separate post for the Greater Victoria area. The Gulf Islands, which … Continue reading

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Haunted Locations of Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria’s the capital city of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, along the Pacific coastline. The Greater Victoria area has an estimated population of 400,000, some of whom can trace their roots back … Continue reading

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Wildlife Biologist Dr. John Bindernagel on the existence of Sasquatch

According to wildlife biologist Dr. John Bindernagel, a process of discovery has been occurring throughout North America for well over 150 years. This process of discovery validates the belief that there is an uncategorized great ape living in the wilds … Continue reading

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The Changeling

 Changeling. The widespread belief that fairies or other malevolent spiritual forces might secretly substitute one infant for another is amply represented in Celtic oral tradition. Irish corpán sídhe, síodhbhradh, síofra; Scottish Gaelic tàcharan, ùmaidh; Manx lhiannoo shee; Welsh plentyn a … Continue reading

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Artist and Chief James Swan: on funerary rites, putting spirits to rest and the thunderbird (Part 3/3)

(Safe Journey. James UuKwaqum Swan*) James, you were talking about letting the spirit of a person go after they’ve died by practicing what you called “dealing with things the right way…” In our culture, we have a song called the … Continue reading

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