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Mohawk Ironworkers, Walking High Steel

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Mohawk Ironworkers, Walking High Steel

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Mohawk Ironworkers, Walking High Steel

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For six generations, Mohawk Indian ironworkers have shaped New York City's skyline, working the "high steel" of skyscrapers and bridges. From The Sonic Memorial Project and Lost & Found Sound, hear the stories of the Mohawks who helped build the World Trade Center Twin Towers — and their descendents who returned to the site after Sept. 11, to help clear the shattered towers away.

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