Ashol Pan, teen Mongolian eagle huntress

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While documenting the lives of Kazakh eagle hunters (hunters who train eagles to assist in hunting small animals) photographer Asher Svidensky came across 13-year-old eagle huntress, Ashol Pan, in the Bayan-Olgii province. Pan is the daughter of a longtime eagle hunter, and her father is supportive of her role in keeping eagle hunting alive for the…

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Gear culture and inclusiveness

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For several years I’ve been researching the maker movement and video games, and both industries face similar problems in how women are portrayed and included as members of these subcultures. One of the reasons I named this site after a Greek goddess was to bring a strong female symbol to the burgeoning EDC movement. While…

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