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"Abstinence has worked for people who have an addiction to alcohol, but it wasn't working for people addicted to opioids or stronger narcotics. So, I had to consider how to bring these arguments forward [in Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy] in a way that doesn't frame the people who believe in abstinence as being in the wrong, and the people who [support] harm reduction as being the heroes."
-- Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Punter, Jennie. "How director Elle-Maija Tailfeathers discovered a path to healing on the frontlines of the opioid crisis." Variety, May 6, 2021.