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Koueonk Mogosketump (Sleeping Giant)
 

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Koueonk Mogosketump (Sleeping Giant)

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Sleeping Giant is a Connecticut state park which is preserved and protected by the Sleeping Giant Park Association. It is a traprock mountain ridge after various volcanoes moved the land. Originally, Sleeping Giant was named because of the Native American tale of Hobbomock. The Quinnipiac tribe believed that the evil spirit Hobbomock stamped his foot, changing the course of the Quinnipiac River, in anger because of the poor treatment of his people. He claimed his people were neglected among the tribes. Keitan, a good spirit, put Hobbomock to rest, belly up, to ensure he would cause no more damage. Another version of the tale perceives Hobbomock as a cultural hero and stone-giant who created various rock formations from life experiences, such as his twin brother's burial becoming "west rock." When Hobbomock was killed by the Thunderbirds, he was left to form the shape of sleeping giant. Quinnipiac University can be seen from the top of Sleeping Giant, as it's just at the foot of the mountain and part of the creed tells this tale of Hobbomock.

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