According to Buddhist cosmology, the Titans (asuras) were cast out of their nearby world in space onto Earth. Angry and upset, they have taken it out on humans and space dwelling beings ever since. Of course, this is the province of "mythology" and it is well known. But mythology itself should be understood not as shaman fantasy or epic poetry, but as humankind's oldest history. It has survived around the world in countless cultures because we are collectively remembering a history that was difficult to endure, recover from, and retain. Even when written records exist (Indian, Egyptian, Sumerian, Tibetan, proto-Judeo-Christian, Mesoamerican), we instantly discount that as myth as well. Can we do the same for more modern records that again tell the tale of giants that roamed even this continent and country and mated with modern humans?
History Mysteries: Giants roamed the American western plains
Terrence Aym (Hellium)
“There were giants in the Earth in those days” (Genesis 6:4).
At one time a much more ancient race roamed the plains and deserts of pre-Columbian America. The evidence of their existence and their passing is related in Native-American folklore, the logs of world-famous explorers, and their desiccated bones -- now carelessly strewn about the sites of their ancient communities.
Others, like the Aztecs and Mayans, recorded their encounters with a race of giants to the north when they ventured out on exploratory expeditions. More