Hunting Badger Themes

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A major theme in Hunting Badger is the inadequacy of modern technology and urban law enforcement in the face of Western geography and Western social realities.

Tracking murderous casino robbers across Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado means covering eighty-five million acres of sparsely populated, high-elevation, dry canyon land.

The FBI officials are nonplused at their own ineffectuality, even with a full force of agents assisted by Navajo and Apache tribal officers, the Border Patrol, four kinds of state police officers, county sheriffs, and twenty other kinds of law enforcement officers.

Leaphorn, however, notes that there are enough canyons in that territory to swallow up ten thousand policemen. Tribal officers joke that FBI does not stand for "full-blooded Indian" and that FBI urbanites cannot tell the difference between a gully, an arroyo, a wash, a cut, or a creek, so tracking men who can just will not work. If...

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