All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. by Stephanie Elizondo Griest PDF

By Stephanie Elizondo Griest

ISBN-10: 1469631598

ISBN-13: 9781469631592

ISBN-10: 1504795555

ISBN-13: 9781504795555

After a decade of chasing tales around the world, intrepid shuttle author Stephanie Elizondo Griest the magnetic pull home--only to find that her local South Texas have been notably reworked in her absence. Ravaged through drug wars and barricaded by means of an eighteen-foot metal wall, her ancestral land had turn into the nation's most well known crossing floor for undocumented employees, a lot of whom perished alongside the way in which. The frequency of those tragedies appeared like a negative twist of fate, prior to Elizondo Griest moved to the hot York / Canada borderlands. as soon as she started to meet Mohawks from the Akwesasne state, in spite of the fact that, she well-known notable parallels to existence at the southern border. Having misplaced their land via devious treaties, their mom tongues at English-only colleges, and their conventional occupations via capitalist ventures, Tejanos and Mohawks alike fight less than the legacy of colonialism. poisonous industries encompass their neighborhoods whereas the U.S. Border Patrol militarizes them. battling those forces are legions of artists and activists dedicated to protecting their indigenous cultures. complicated trust structures, in the meantime, conjure miracles. In All the brokers and Saints, Elizondo Griest weaves seven years of reports right into a meditation at the existential influence of overseas borderlines through illuminating the areas in among and the folks who stay there.

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