Spudwrench - Kahnawake Man (Clip 3)

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  • Alanis Obomsawin,
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  • 28 s

Randy Horne is a high-steel worker from the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, near Montreal. He was known as "Spudwrench" during the 1990 Oka Crisis. He remarks in this clip that the decision to quit work and return to Oka was to protect the land. This is the third film in Alanis Obomsawin's series on the events of 1990.

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Randy Horne, aka Spudwrench, was so badly beaten while I was filming Kanehsatake, I decided to do a film that focused on him and his experiences. There are so many Mohawks who work with steel that it was a chance to explore this whole other story while tying it to the Oka Crisis. I felt he deserved to tell his story.

— Alanis Obomsawin

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Film Credits

Alanis Obomsawin
Alanis Obomsawin
executive producer
Don Haig
Alanis Obomsawin
Savas Kalogeras
Zoe Dirse
Martin Duckworth
Michel Bissonnette
Yves Beaudoin
animation camera
Pierre Landry
Lynda Pelley
Donna Read
location sound
Ismaƫl Cordeiro
Raymond Marcoux
Richard Lavoie
Alanis Obomsawin
sound editing
Wojtek Klis
Serge Boivin
Geoffrey Mitchell
Claude Vendette
Francis Grandmont

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