Footage Information

NFB Archives
High Steel
Shot of freighter moving slowly past camera in seaway, Caughnawaga (Kahnawake) buildings visible in background. Brief LS of freighter moving away. MS sequence showing elderly Kanien'kéhaka (Mohawk) men and women sitting on porches, chatting, young boy siting on lawn. MS of abandoned privy in backyard. Shot of children walking on sidewalk, little children playing along water's edge, climbing playground slide set in a few feet of water. Shots of Kanien'kéhaka (Mohawk) people sitting on porches, man rocking in rocking chair, wearing eye patch. Shot of man attacking big rock vigorously with a sledge-hammer. CU of epitaph honouring 1907 Quebec Bridge disaster victim in Caughnawaga (Kahnawake) Cemetery. TRAVELLING SHOT past cemetery. Various static MSs and CUs of tombstones epitaphs in Indigenous languages.
National Film Board
Kahnawake;Monteregie (region);Quebec (province);Canada
35mm eastman color neg
Digital Video Disk; Reel 35 mm; Digital Bétacam
720 x 486 (SD)
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