Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

High Steel

Date 1965
URL https://www.nfb.ca/film/high_steel/

Abstract

This short documentary offers a dizzying view of the Mohawk of Kahnawake who work in Manhattan erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. Famed for their skill in working with steel, the Mohawks demonstrate their nimble abilities in the sky. As a counterbalance, the viewer is also allowed a peek at their quieter community life on the Kahnawake Reserve, in Quebec.