Why the Mystery in the Grand Canyon
The Hopi Indians have long spoken of legends about their ancestors once living underground. These tales have been passed on from generation to generation, yet most scientists consider these to be mere myths than points of history.
However, as reported in The Phoenix Gazette on April 5th 1909, G.E.Kincaid who was in the employ of the Smithsonian Institute, found what appears to be a man made cave in the Grand Canyon that was probably capable of housing at least 50000 people and dated back perhaps 12000years.
According to the report in the Gazette, Kincaid claims to have removed artifacts that he found in the cave and sent them to Washington D.C., presumably to the Smithsonian. He claims that amongst these finds were items that seemed to have Egyptian hieroglyphics and others that appeared to be from Tibetan origin.
Supposedly following this initial find, the Smithsonian sent a research team of about 40 people, to investigate further.
It seems strange to me, that a discovery of this magnitude, that could not only change the perceived history of North America but of the World, did not receive further coverage in the press, not globally nor nationally, why?
Apart from the article in the local Gazette, nothing again was said of the find until 1962 when it was mentioned in Joseph Miller’s book, “Arizona Cavalcade”.
At that time, apparently, questions were then asked of the Smithsonian what of the artifacts and subsequent research. The Smithsonian responded that they knew of no such artifacts or research team, why?
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I have often wondered why parts of the Grand Canyon had such oriental names, such as Tower of Ra, Isis Temple and Shiva Temple.
Could these apparent far flung names really have a more regional significance?
It seems strange that not only are parts of the Canyon, supposedly near where the cave was found, out of bounds to the public but certain parts are out of bounds to even the Park Rangers.
Why the mystery and supposed cover up?
What was really found and sent back to Washington?
If the artifacts were not sent, to the Smithsonian, then to whom were they sent and why?
Since 1990, increasing attention is being paid to whether or not this find was genuine or not but if it really was some kind of prank, then surely it could easily be proven as such.
Why, considering the potential historical evidence, does this remain a mystery?
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