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All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Abstract

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed in her absence. Ravaged by drug wars and barricaded by an eighteen-foot steel wall, her ancestral land had become the nation’s foremost crossing ground for undocumented workers, many of whom perished along the way. Before Elizondo Griest moved to the New York/Canada borderlands, the frequency of these tragedies seemed like a terrible coincidence. Once she began to meet Mohawks from the A ... More

Keywords: Nepantla, Iroquois, Tejano, Akwesasne, Haudenosaunee Confederacy, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, border wall, U.S. Mexico border, U.S. Canada border, native sovereignty

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469631592
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephanie Elizondo Griest, author
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill