The 2022 Conference Speakers

 Shelly Covington-Montana:

A native Texas who Is known as a wilderness and wildlife enthusiast with a passion for conservation and preservation. Her search for the truth has committed her to constantly improving her education thru the Citizen Sciences. “Consistently pushing ones self to learn in the field of Wildlife Behavior and Conservation. These commitments can only increase my ability to bring forth solid evidence, by separating factual research from emotional/biased research. Facts are truth, and I am hopeful with proper Wildlife DNA collection and analysis it could be a benefit and a standard in the search of the enigma we call Sasquatch. “ Shelly is a Level II Certified Wildlife Tracker. She is also in constant work on Citizen Science Wildlife DNA kits. As of late She doing the term Sasquatch Alba Vernix,  also created the Sasquatch Alba Vernix DNA and Latent Print Kit.


David Wilbanks is a lifelong resident of Southeast Oklahoma. He has had an interest in the Bigfoot mystery since he was a young child. Since the mid-1990’s he has been documenting and investigating sighting reports of this elusive cryptid.

   David is an avid outdoorsman who has spent countless hours hiking and camping in the forests and mountains of Oklahoma. In the late 1990’s into the mid-2000’s he had a website called ‘’ through which he collected Bigfoot sightings from Oklahoma and surrounding states. In 2001 he was featured on The Travel Channel documentary ‘Bigfootville’ which delved into a rash of Bigfoot sightings reported in Oklahoma.  In 2018 he created the YouTube channel ‘Bigfoot and More’ in which he shares his thoughts on Bigfoot and other intriguing mysteries of the outdoors.

David is the author of the book 'Kiamichi Bigfoot: Investigating the Oklahoma Sasquatch', in which he documents his work on this subject. He is also author of the book 'The Shampe: terror has a Name', a fictional story based on a monster from Native American Folklore.    




Troy began his Sasquatch/Bigfoot experience in 2004.  since then, he has logged more than 1,000 hours of field investigations in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Kentucky.  His one of the organizers for field expeditions as well as the Conference portion of the Honobia Bigfoot Festival and Conference.  Troy has spoken, and continues to speak at numerous tribal and public events across the United States.


Pete Buffalohead is an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma and a descendant of the Kiowa Tribe.  Pete was born and raised in Oklahoma.  He presently resides in Ponca City, Oklahoma.  He is a veteran of the U.S.M.C. and a former business council member for the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma. 

Pete is an avid Bigfoot researcher.  He has known this being since he was a young child.  He begin researching Bigfoot approximately 13 years ago.  In the Ponca language, Bigfoot is called En-daw-thi-gay, which translates to a giant and is known as a creature of the night.   Pete calls him “Big Brother”.  Pete has had many encounters with En-daw-thi-gay and knows their spiritual side.  He has learned from them, their ways, what they do and why they do it.  Pete will give his presentation on the physical and spiritual side of Big Foot.  Pete is honored to have been chosen as a speaker for this year’s Honobia Bigfoot Conference.  He hopes everyone in attendance enjoys themselves and has a great time.

Wib-tha-ha (Thank you)