The Akwesasne Mohawk Nation transcends the imposed US and Canadian border. While the community disregards the border within the confines of Akwesasne, border patrol from both the US and Canada view this land differently. The diptychs indicate how the residents of Akwesasne view their community (left) and how the US and Canadian border patrol see the community (right). The dialogue between the images is representational of the ongoing struggle to maintain sovereignty and jurisdiction over the community.   

An image of the United States Canadian border in Akwesasne.
An image of a house on the border in Akwesasne.
An image of the road where the border is in Akwesasne.
An image of a school and Akwesasne and the border.
An image of a community in Akwesasne and the approximate location of the border.
An image of the St Lawrence river frozen and where the border would be in Akwesasne.
An image of the border across the road in Akwesasne.
An image of a man walking across the border in Akwesasne.
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