According to native legend, the Lofa was a Bigfoot-like creature that lived in Northwest Alabama (including areas of Mississippi and Tennessee)...a region that was once dominated by the Chickasaw people. In Chickasaw folklore, the Lofa is a malevolent, ogre-like monster. His name literally means "flayer" or "skinner," a reference to his gruesome habit of flaying the skin from his victims. In some legends he attempts to abduct Chickasaw women. He is sometimes described as a giant and other times as a large, hairy, smelly man, leading some people to associate him with the Bigfoot legend: Read more
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The Legendary Ogre Lofa
Zombies are all the rage nowadays, but ogres, such as the Lofa, used to be widely feared.