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Visting The Archives

The Archives of Falconry is a community resource. Members of our community often have fascinating insights and expertise relating to our collection. When they visit and have a story to share, we take the opportunity to record their perspectives and share them with you.


Episodes

Tate Mason on visiting our shared campus.

Tate Mason, The Director of the World Center for Birds of Prey, visits us from across the parking lot. Tate, who is from The Peregrine Fund, tells us why he loves giving public tours of The Archives of Falconry as part of a visit to our shared campus.


Dani Mitchell on Squirrel Hawking

Dani Mitchell, The Archive's Communications Manager, visits Boise and explores her passion for squirrel hawking.


Adrian Reuter Cortes on Books

Adrian Reuter Cortes, IAF Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, stops by The Archives to delve into our library. He gave his presentation in both English and Spanish. In the Spanish version, he talks more about the contributions of authors from Latin America. This is our first bilingual presentation.


Rocky Montgomery on Telemetry

Rocky Montgomery, visits The Archives and delves into our telemetry collection to weave a story about how changes in technology allowed for the expansion of what's possible. Rocky is a falconer and wildlife biologist from California.

Topics discussed include varvels, falconry bells, radio frequency telemetry and GPS tracking.


Lauren McGough on Frances Hamerstrom

Noted eagle falconer, Lauren McGough, stops by The Archives to spend some time with books authored by an inspirational legend of falconry past, Frances Hamerstrom.

Topics discussed include eagle falconry, "An Eagle in the Sky" and "Is She Coming Too? Memoirs of a Lady Hunter."

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Exhibit Films

Exhibit Films


The American Hood

Kent Carnie, the founding Curator of The Archives of Falconry, gives us an overview of the evolution of hoodmaking in America. This video is part of our virtual exhibit on The American Hood.

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Ask the Curator

Do you have a question about an item in our collection, or a related question about falconry history, literature, art, or craft? Submit a question and get it answered by the Curator.


Episodes

Digitization

In our premiere episode of Ask the Curator, Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about online access. " I heard The Archives is digitizing its collection. What does this mean and can I access it online?"

Topics discussed include 360 imaging and high-resolution scanning.


Web Exhibits

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about our virtual exhibits. "What kinds of exhibits are you putting on your new website?"

Topics discussed include falconry hoods, timeline of falconry, and falconry clubs and organizations.


Curator Favorite Items

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to the question, "What is your favorite item in the collection?"

Topics discussed include Robert Widmeier, John and Frank Craighead, and "Life with an Indian Prince."

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Conversations at The Archives

Fascinating people come through our doors. Sometimes we get them to sit down and chat. When we can, we'll bring you these in-depth conversations with fascinating members of our community.


Episodes

Kent Carnie & Tony Huston

For our premiere "Conversations at The Archives" we asked falconer Tony Huston to sit down with founding curator Kent Carnie to talk about his life in falconry and birth of The Archives.

Topics discussed include raptor conservation and The Peregrine Fund.

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Rendezvous Presentations

On April 8th, 2022, attendees of our annual Rendezvous were treated to a series called "Exploring Global Falconry Heritage." At the banquet the next day there was a Keynote from Munir Virani. For those of you who missed them, here are those presentations.


Presentations

Keynote: Munir Virani, Ph.D.

"A New Critical Partner for Raptor Conservation and Falconry Heritage."


Tony James

"Falconry: The Cultural and Practical Value of Sharing"


Lauren McGough, Ph.D.

"The Global Heritage of Eagle Falconry and its North American Revival"


Chris Parish

"Conservation Challenges are Conversation Challenges"


Adrian Reuter Cortes

"Falconry in Latin America: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Road Ahead"


Jevgeni Shergalin

"A Review of falconry history in the Russian Empire and the Former Soviet Union, 1882-1991"


Leslie Wallace, Ph.D.

"Liao and Jin Dynasty Falconry"


Mark Williams

"Observations of Falconry in the Middle East"

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Visting The Archives

The Archives of Falconry is a community resource. Members of our community often have fascinating insights and expertise relating to our collection. When they visit and have a story to share, we take the opportunity to record their perspectives and share them with you.


Episodes

Tate Mason on visiting our shared campus.

Tate Mason, The Director of the World Center for Birds of Prey, visits us from across the parking lot. Tate, who is from The Peregrine Fund, tells us why he loves giving public tours of The Archives of Falconry as part of a visit to our shared campus.


Dani Mitchell on Squirrel Hawking

Dani Mitchell, The Archive's Communications Manager, visits Boise and explores her passion for squirrel hawking.


Adrian Reuter Cortes on Books

Adrian Reuter Cortes, IAF Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, stops by The Archives to delve into our library. He gave his presentation in both English and Spanish. In the Spanish version, he talks more about the contributions of authors from Latin America. This is our first bilingual presentation.


Rocky Montgomery on Telemetry

Rocky Montgomery, visits The Archives and delves into our telemetry collection to weave a story about how changes in technology allowed for the expansion of what's possible. Rocky is a falconer and wildlife biologist from California.

Topics discussed include varvels, falconry bells, radio frequency telemetry and GPS tracking.


Lauren McGough on Frances Hamerstrom

Noted eagle falconer, Lauren McGough, stops by The Archives to spend some time with books authored by an inspirational legend of falconry past, Frances Hamerstrom.

Topics discussed include eagle falconry, "An Eagle in the Sky" and "Is She Coming Too? Memoirs of a Lady Hunter."

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Rendezvous Presentations

On April 8th, 2022, attendees of our annual Rendezvous were treated to a series called "Exploring Global Falconry Heritage." At the banquet the next day there was a Keynote from Munir Virani. For those of you who missed them, here are those presentations.


Presentations

Keynote: Munir Virani, Ph.D.

"A New Critical Partner for Raptor Conservation and Falconry Heritage."


Tony James

"Falconry: The Cultural and Practical Value of Sharing"


Lauren McGough, Ph.D.

"The Global Heritage of Eagle Falconry and its North American Revival"


Chris Parish

"Conservation Challenges are Conversation Challenges"


Adrian Reuter Cortes

"Falconry in Latin America: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Road Ahead"


Jevgeni Shergalin

"A Review of falconry history in the Russian Empire and the Former Soviet Union, 1882-1991"


Leslie Wallace, Ph.D.

"Liao and Jin Dynasty Falconry"


Mark Williams

"Observations of Falconry in the Middle East"

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Ask the Curator

Do you have a question about an item in our collection, or a related question about falconry history, literature, art, or craft? Submit a question and get it answered by the Curator.


Episodes

Digitization

In our premiere episode of Ask the Curator, Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about online access. " I heard The Archives is digitizing its collection. What does this mean and can I access it online?"

Topics discussed include 360 imaging and high-resolution scanning.


Web Exhibits

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about our virtual exhibits. "What kinds of exhibits are you putting on your new website?"

Topics discussed include falconry hoods, timeline of falconry, and falconry clubs and organizations.


Curator Favorite Items

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to the question, "What is your favorite item in the collection?"

Topics discussed include Robert Widmeier, John and Frank Craighead, and "Life with an Indian Prince."

Label Text

Ask the Curator

Do you have a question about an item in our collection, or a related question about falconry history, literature, art, or craft? Submit a question and get it answered by the Curator.


Episodes

Digitization

In our premiere episode of Ask the Curator, Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about online access. " I heard The Archives is digitizing its collection. What does this mean and can I access it online?"

Topics discussed include 360 imaging and high-resolution scanning.


Web Exhibits

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about our virtual exhibits. "What kinds of exhibits are you putting on your new website?"

Topics discussed include falconry hoods, timeline of falconry, and falconry clubs and organizations.


Curator Favorite Items

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to the question, "What is your favorite item in the collection?"

Topics discussed include Robert Widmeier, John and Frank Craighead, and "Life with an Indian Prince."

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Conversations at The Archives

Fascinating people come through our doors. Sometimes we get them to sit down and chat. When we can, we'll bring you these in-depth conversations with fascinating members of our community.


Episodes

Kent Carnie & Tony Huston

For our premiere "Conversations at The Archives" we asked falconer Tony Huston to sit down with founding curator Kent Carnie to talk about his life in falconry and birth of The Archives.

Topics discussed include raptor conservation and The Peregrine Fund.

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Exhibit Films


The American Hood

Kent Carnie, the founding Curator of The Archives of Falconry, gives us an overview of the evolution of hoodmaking in America. This video is part of our virtual exhibit on The American Hood.


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