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"I always wanted to do something with my own people. But I was busy with other stories that urgently needed to be done. I am 74. I am still healthy, and I felt that now is the time to do it."
-- Alanis Obomsawin


Source:
Hampson, Sarah. "Love and genocide; After decades of telling other people's stories, the Aboriginal filmmaker focuses on the tragedies of her own people. The power is still there, but the anger is gone." Interview with Alanis Obomsawin. Globe and Mail, October 21, 2006.