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All the Agents and SaintsDispatches from the U.S. Borderlands$
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Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631592

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.001.0001

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The River

The River

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(p.243) 19 The River
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All the Agents and Saints
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Stephanie Elizondo Griest

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0020

In this chapter, the author attends a child’s pool party at the home of a famous Mohawk drug trafficker. Through her interviews with his wife as well as two other drug dealers, she learns about the dark side of the economy at Akwesasne, and compares it to the situation back in South Texas.

Keywords:   St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, Akwesasne, U.S. Canada border, St. Lawrence River, drug smuggling, contraband, native sovereignty, U.S. Border Patrol, Canada Border Services Agency, Cornwall, Canada

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