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Golden Eagle Festival of Mongolia

Nearly a millennium ago, Genghis Khan founded the largest empire in the history of the world. His symbol was the golden eagle. Nowadays, his influence is still celebrated throughout Mongolia, especially at the Golden Eagle Festival held annually each October. Kazakh hunters come from hundreds of miles away with their trained eagles to compete in a series of contests, vying to win the coveted title of Eagle Hunter.


Jeannée Sacken

Jeannée Sacken is a former English professor who now freelances as a documentary photographer and writer, telling stories through images and words. She recently published her first novel, “Behind the Lens,” featuring a photojournalist who travels to Afghanistan. Michael Briselli ... read more

Date: Wed, May 4, 2022

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Jeannée Sacken

Fee: $10

Program Number: SPRI:380

Registration opens Tue, Jan 11, 2022.

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