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    :: Monday, May 09, 2005 ::

    The iron path Arizona Republic
    Their history with ironwork dates back to the 1880s when Iroquois men were hired to build a railroad bridge in exchange for permission to include a piece of that bridge on their reservation. From that point on, generations of Mohawk ironworkers followed one another to the urban areas to earn a good wage at a trade that held a sense of pride.

    'We were so good at climbing around,' said Richard Glazer-Danay, a retired Mohawk ironworker. 'From there on, we did ironwork.'

    'You grow up with it, it's good pay, you go to the union hall with your dad. It's a family tradition, a tribal tradition.

    'Everybody does it.'
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