Contemporary falconry in Altai-Kazakh in western Mongolia

Takuya Soma*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A classical form of "eagle falconry' is still practiced in the Altai-Kazakh community of Bayan-Olgii (EaflH-

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-111
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Intangible Heritage
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Altai mountains
  • Animal-herding economy
  • Bayan-olgii
  • Ecology
  • Ethnic identity
  • Ethnic minority
  • Golden eagle
  • Heritage sociology
  • Human-animal interaction
  • Mongolia
  • Sagsai
  • Transhumance
  • Zoo-anthropology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Museology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Conservation


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