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What is the source of Leif Ericson's encounter with sasquatch?

While researching the question What are the earliest known origins of Sasquatches in Native American culture in the Americas? I found several sites claiming that Leif Ericson recorded an encounter ...
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Sasquatch time question

Mostly for curiosities sake: when was the earliest documented tale of Sasquatch told by the native Americans? Would that be during the 1850’s?
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What are the earliest known origins of Sasquatches in Native American culture in the Americas?

What are the earliest known origins of Sasquatches in Native American culture of North or South America? Almost everybody has heard about these mysterious creatures known as Sasquatches or Bigfoot, ...
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Why is the Loch Ness monster all the way from Scotland draw so many parallels with the Hawkesbury river monster?

They seem to be described the same way (a long sea serpent that eats stuff), and are commonly compared to each other. Are there any reasons there are so many parallels?