Bronze / 2018 / Portraiture / Culture

Aisholpan - The Eagle Huntress of Mongolia

  • Prize
    Bronze in Portraiture/Culture
  • Photographer
    Helena Spinks

Aisholpan first shot to fame in 2014 as a shy thirteen year old learning how to hunt with eagles for the first time. Since then, she has appeared in a major documentary film ‘The Eagle Huntress’, which premiered to great acclaim, travelled the worlds’ film festivals, and received the Asia Game Changer Award for breaking gender barriers at her remarkably young age. Soon she will return her eagle back to the wild as she moves on to her next big challenge - going to university.