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The Haunting Rock Art of Sego Canyon – Extra-Terrestrials or Spiritual Visions?

By April Holloway, www.ancient-origins.net

The sandstone cliffs of Sego Canyon are a spectacular outdoor art gallery of petroglyphs painted and carved by Native Americans peoples over a period of around 8,000 years.  They are characterised by more than 80 imposing and haunting life-sized figures with hollowed eyes or missing eyes and the frequent absence of arms and legs. Some claim that the mysterious figures are evidence of alien visitation in our ancient past, while scholars maintain that the strange beings represent shamanistic visions produced in trance-like states.

Evidence of human habitation in Sego Canyon dates back to the Archaic Period (6,000 – 100 BC).  But subsequent Anasazi, Fremont, and Ute tribes also left their mark upon the area, painting and chipping their religious visions, clan symbols, and records of events into the cliff walls.

The rock art of Sego Canyon can be characterised according to a number of distinctive styles, and time periods.  The oldest art belongs to the Archaic period and dates to between 6,000 BC and 2,000 BC.  Some of the most spectacular examples of rock art in the Southwest are attributed to Archaic people. They were nomads, who hunted large and small game animals, and collected and processed wild plants. They did not build permanent habitation structures, but lived in caves and in small brush shelters built in the open.

Within the Archaic period and beginning around 4,000 years ago, we see the Barrier Canyon Style rock art, a distinctive style of art which appears mostly in Utah, with the largest concentration of sites in and around the San Rafael Swell and Canyonlands National Park, but the full range extends into much of the state and western Colorado. Barrier Canyon Style rock art panels are mostly pictographs (painted) but there are also several petroglyphs (pecked) in the style.

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Barrier Canyon Style rock art is characterised by large human-like (anthropomorphic) forms, some as tall as nine feet. The identifying features are vacant looking or missing eyes, the frequent absence of arms and legs, and the presence of vertical body markings.  They are sometimes seen with antennae, earrings, and with snakes in their hands.  The ghost-like images are some of the most unusual forms of rock art seen in the area.  One of the most famous images, known as the Barrier Canyon Holy Man, appears to depict some type of spirit figure, which is larger and more important than the figures that surround him.

Another peculiar set of images are the ‘Buckhorn Wash Angels’ or ‘rain angels’ (see picture above), which depict a number of figures who appear to have wings or rays of power radiating from them, although exact meaning is open to interpretation

Beginning around 600 AD and lasting until 1250 AD, the Fremont culture thrived in the region and added their own distinctive style to the rock faces.  They were a pre-Columbian archaeological culture which received its name from the Fremont River in Utah where the first sites were discovered.  The Fremont culture was adjacent to, roughly contemporaneous with, but distinctly different from the Anasazi culture.  They were part-time farmers who lived in scattered semi-sedentary farmsteads and small villages, never entirely giving up traditional hunting and gathering for more risky full-time farming. They made pottery, built houses and food storage facilities, and raised corn. Their petroglyphs also depicted unusual figures and were characterised by sharp edges, square or rectangular heads and triangular bodies.


Fremont petroglyphs in Sego Canyon (Shutterstock*)

Beginning 1300 AD and lasting until 1880 AD, the Ute people inhabited the region of Sego Canyon and carved their own style on the cliff faces. Prior to the arrival of Mexican settlers, the Utes occupied significant portions of what are today eastern Utah, western Colorado, and parts of New Mexico and Wyoming. The Utes were never a unified group within historic times; instead, they consisted of numerous nomadic bands that maintained close associations with other neighbouring groups. The historic Ute rock art is identified and dated by the horse and rider figures. Horses were introduced to North America by the Spanish in the sixteenth century. Other figures, or elements, painted in red and white on the panel include a white bison, a human figure with leggings, several large human figures, and large circles believed to be shields. The Ute people lived freely throughout western Colorado and eastern Utah until about 1880, when they were forced onto reservations.

Extra-Terrestrials or Spiritual Visions?

Advocates of the ancient astronaut theory suggest that the strange figures of the Barrier Canyon style rock art depict extra-terrestrials that once visited Earth. They point to the large, hollow looking eyes and the triangular shaped heads as evidence that the figures were not human.  However, others, like researcher Polly Schaafsma (1999) say that they represent shamanistic art associated with ritual activities of the Archaic people. Ms Schaafsma points to the fact that the ‘spirit figures’ are frequently shown holding snake forms, and their torsos sometimes incorporate water/life-giving symbols. The presence of these types of relational (figure/animal) motifs is considered to be evidence that there was a shamanistic tradition alive, at least during a certain period of time, among these Western Archaic people.  So what accounts for the unusual features, such as strange eyes, legless bodies, and what appears to be wings?

According to Ms Schaafsma, shamanic practitioners, with the assistance of various spirits, were said to have the ability to travel to celestial realms and the underworld, in order to communicate with ‘purveyors of power’.  Hallucinations and visionary experiences characterise the shamanic trance experience, often provoked by the use of hallucinogens.

“With the aid of spirit helpers, tutelary deities, and divine or semi-divine beings, these otherworldly voyagers contact ancestral and supernatural powers in the interests of curing, fertility, divining, successful hunting, battle exploits, and weather control,” she wrote in a paper on the symbology of the Barrier Canyon rock art.

Universally, shamans have communicated their extraordinary experiences through art. Are the Sego Canyon pictographs and petroglyphs another example of this?  No one really knows for sure what the images represent or why they were painted. The god-like, imposing and fantastical figures etched onto the cliffs of Sego Canyon remain an enigma and the true meaning behind them may never be unlocked.

This article was originally published on ancient-origins.net. See more photos in their original article

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Belgian incident. UFO invasion in 1989-1990

The events of November 29, 1989 were confirmed by at least thirty different groups of witnesses and three separate groups of police officers. All witnesses described a large object flying at low altitude. The vessel was flat, triangular in shape, with lights below. This giant ship made no sound, slowly moving over the Belgian landscape.

A free exchange of information was organized as the Belgian population tracked this ship as it moved from the city of Liege to the border of the Netherlands and Germany.

This is the first astounding sight to turn into a wave of UFO sightings over the next few months. In two cases, a pair of F-16 fighters pursued a mysterious object, but to no avail. On March 30, 1990, the military headquarters received a desperate call from the captain of the Belgian national police. He reported a giant triangle flying past him, and simultaneously two ground-based radar stations showed on their screens an object of unknown origin.

One of these bases was under NATO control near the city of Glons, located southeast of Brussels. After contacting other radar installations, they learned that at least four other stations also report the object on their screens. The object moved slowly along their screens, and could not send a transponder signal to identify itself.

Two F-16s received orders to intercept and identify this phenomenon, and one of the aircraft radars recorded the object. It appeared like a small diamond on the pilot’s screen. The pilot reported that just a few seconds after capturing the target, the object began to gain speed, quickly moving away from the radar zone. An hour-long chase followed, during which the F-16 two more times intercepted the signal of a strange ship and saw that it had disappeared from sight. The triangular ship seemed to play cat and mouse and finally got lost in the night lights of Brussels.

Fighter pilots reported that UFOs made maneuvers at speeds exceeding the capabilities of their equipment – the radar showed a sharp decrease in an unknown aircraft from 3 kilometers to 150 meters in 5 seconds! Unusual aircraft continued to appear for several months, and a triangular UFO was spotted more than 1,000 times, both day and night. The object fell low enough to be easily seen with the naked eye, and this event became one of the most high-profile stories in the Belgian media.

Another unusual phenomenon associated with the Belgian UFO was the inability to take a clear photo of it. Many observers kept their cameras ready and shot what they thought should be a clear image, but when the film showed up, the image was blurred,

This anomaly was examined by physics professor Auguste Meessen, who worked at Catholic University in Louvain. Meessen’s study gave the theory that infrared light should be the reason that almost all images were unclear.

To test his theory, he exposed the film to infrared radiation, and then photographed objects in ordinary light. The results were the same as in the photographs of a triangular UFO. One good image was finally shot in April 1990. This image showed the bottom of the ship’s hull with spotlights at three angles.

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US President declassifies UFO materials

We are talking about the “Roswell incident” when in 1947 a balloon crashed in the USA, which was used to record sound waves from Soviet nuclear tests. The military hid the origin of the wreckage, which gave rise to many conspiracy theories.

US President Donald Trump promised to think about removing the secrecy stamp from materials about unidentified flying objects and the “Roswell incident.”

In an interview dedicated to Father’s Day, to his son Donald Trump Jr., which was broadcast on Thursday, the American leader said that many asked him a question about UFOs. 

“Millions of people want to go there and see. I won’t tell you that I know about it, but it’s very interesting.”

The son of a Republican asked him if he was prepared to declassify materials about UFOs and the “Roswell incident.” “I have to think about it,” Trump answered.

On July 4, 1947, the so-called Roswell incident. A balloon crashed on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, which was used to record sound waves from Soviet nuclear tests as part of the US Air Force’s secret Mogul project. The military hid the origin of the wreckage, which gave rise to many conspiracy theories widely circulated by local and then national media – in particular, about the extraterrestrial origin of the crashed “unidentified apparatus.”

At the end of April, the Pentagon published videos of the US Navy, which, as noted in a press release, captured “air events” that were described as “unidentified.” We are talking about shots taken by the crews of American military aircraft in November 2004 and January 2015. 

As noted in the message, the videos got into the network back in 2007 and 2017, but then the Ministry of Defense did not give their permission to publish them, although the authenticity of the records of the US Navy was subsequently recognized.

At the end of 2017, it became known that the Pentagon had a classified program for collecting and analyzing data on “anomalous aerospace threats.” In 2007-2012, $ 22 million was allocated for it. At first, the program was administered by the intelligence department of the US Department of Defense.

Not the only US politician announcing a UFO in Roswell

It is worth noting that Donald Trump is not the first American politician to promise to declassify UFO information during the pre-election period. During the 2016 campaign, a similar statement was made by Trump’s main rival, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

During an interview on Jimmy Kimmel’s program, she was asked a similar question about UFOs. In response to him, the former first lady clarified that “now it is called differently.” 

“These are unidentified air phenomena, illegal armed groups, such is the new nomenclature,” Clinton said. 

Then the politician said that if she wins the election, all information about such phenomena will be declassified, if this does not affect the sphere of national security.

A similar promise in 2019 was made by another candidate from the Democratic Party – Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders. In an interview with TV presenter Joe Rogan, he noted that if he heads the state, he will definitely declassify UFO documents, as his wife constantly asks about this. 

Recall also that during the 1976 campaign, the future 39th president, Jimmy Carter, did not hesitate to say that in 1969 he witnessed the appearance of UFOs in the state of Georgia and even turned to the NICAP ufological organization with testimonies.

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An armada of thousands of UFOs is gathering near the Earth?

After the significant launch of American astronauts to the ISS with the help of Elon Musk’s rocket, during the live broadcast of which, the cameras recorded the appearance of many UFOs, a similar incident happened during the broadcast of the recent launch of satellites on the SpaceX rocket live broadcast from the camera installed on the outer hull of the ISS. The camera was later disabled.

If you go to the channel of the live broadcast, there is a looped repetition of the previously filmed fragments of the video.

There is one more, little-known channel of live broadcasting from the ISS, which is not streaming video, where astronauts talk with the control center. The camera there is aimed at the control monitor for cameras installed on the ISS and usually it is just a blue screen or a window of the camera control program. Few people look at this camera…

The camera control program has two windows that broadcast video from the ISS in live mode and yesterday in one window, some amazing scenes were infold.

We don’t know for what reason, maybe the person in charge of the broadcast walked away or it was broadcast intentionally. However, it did not last very long and it was seen as someone closes and disables the windows of the broadcast, and then there was a blue screen and it just turned off completely.

Then the camera turned on the monitor, but already showed just a screen on the PC where you could see the control menu and nothing else.

What was on the video broadcast from the ISS camera?

A huge number of UFOs, lining up in tight rows and forming something like a “space network” in Earth’s orbit. 

It is clearly seen that the “network” is constantly replenished with new UFOs that cruise along the already lined UFOs, take their places or fly higher or lower.

These objects move at different speeds and along different trajectories. Most stand in even rows. 

These are not StarLink companions. First, Elon Musk did not launch so many satellites. Secondly, its satellites fly in a low orbit. Here you can see how the camera is moved to the right and left, observing precisely this UFO cluster.

Earth is not visible, which means that the camera is directed towards outer space. The question which arises is where are these UFOs. How far are they from our planet. Whether they are in high orbit in the upper layers of the Earth’s atmosphere, where the ISS flies, or are they grouped outside the Earth, at a small distance from it.

Thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions?

In one moment in the video, the approach of the camera to the UFO cluster begins to decrease and an entire incredible large-scale UFO fleet becomes almost visible, which continues to form something incomprehensible to us. New UFOs arrive and take their place in the system. Interestingly, in the center of this, there is something that they form but hidden – an object of enormous size.

Please note that the camera does not show what is in the center of the system. There the image is blurry, as if what is located there is specially hidden. Lurking seems to be aliens themselves. What are they doing? Judging by the form of what they are building, their task is nearing completion and they have to align the left edge of the formation. But what is in the center? a planet? a giant ship? 

And again, we have several options for the development of further events:

Pessimistic Scenario

1) Preparations are underway for the invasion and establishment of control over the Earth

2) Preparations are underway for making contact with earthly civilization

3) There is evacuation from planet Earth of everything important and valuable, samples of plants, animals and other species have been collected to create a kind of “repository of species”, an “Ark”, in anticipation of some kind of global cataclysm.

Optimistic Scenario

1) We will finally come into contact with a highly developed alien civilization, which will give us the wonders of medicine and technology and we will live happily ever after.

2) Yes, our planet is threatened by a cataclysm that will either destroy it or all life on it, but good aliens rushed through the expanses of the universe. to take us from our doomed planet and transport us to our new home, which will be a wonderful world for people.

It seems that the audience takes places in the auditorium after the third call. We are waiting for the show, we are just extras in it.

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