Three female Mohawk ironworkers who through hard work and determination have shattered stereotypes that the trade is solely a profession for men share their experiences about life on the job site and after.
A group of Mohawks travel far from home to a Saskatchewan potash mine where they construct rigs rivaling the size of major skyscrapers. The paydays for the job are great, but the cost of working so far from their families may be even greater.
A look at how Kahnawake's Albert Stalk began his career as an ironworker by picking up the trade from his father, but eventually gained fame for his daring feats, including being the first person to ever climb Paris' Eiffel Tower without safety gear.
Kahnawake Mohawks travel to Montreal for the only English-language apprenticeship program in the area. Meanwhile, the Akwesasne have a training program right in the community, which is run under the watchful eye of a veteran ironworker.