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•••Kirsi Pyrhonen, photographed in Outer Mongolia, by Tim Walker for British Vogue, December 2011.

Kazakh Eagle Hunter - Mongolia

The Kazakhs are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea. They are a semi-nomadic people and have roamed the mountains and valleys of western Mongolia with their herds since the 19th century.

achangeoftime: Woman King Bayan Olgiy Province, Mongolia 2012 -jd

Jimmy Nelson's jaw-dropping photos of the world's rarest tribes

from BBC News

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

Ashol-Pan is a Kazakh girl from Mongolia who is learning to hunt with a golden eagle -- an ancient, but traditionally male, activity. Photo courtesy of Asher Svidensky and BBC News. Thanks to Mary Ellen Foley for the find!

The Golden Eagle Hunters of Mongolia. these are very large birds...are they thunderbirds?

Les Kazakh qui habitent à Mongolia près de Bayan-Olgii utilisent des aigles royales pour chasser des moutons sauvages, des renards, et des loups, et se réunissent une fois par année en Octobre pour frimer et disputer.