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High Steel

Canada, 1965 (MIFF 1989, National Film Board of Canada Tribute – Classic NFBC Documentaries)

Director: Don Owen

Most of the men working at dizzy heights to erect New York skyscrapers are Indians from Caughnawaga Reserve in Quebec. Don Owen visits this Indian community at home near Montreal.

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