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"I had only learned about my dad's experiences a year and a half before we gathered for [The Embargo Project]. I was still digesting it and I was only beginning to deal with it. In being challenged to make a film like that, it was probably a necessary continuation of dealing with that part of my life, and reflecting on how it impacts my daily reality. [...] I immediately knew that that was the story I had to tell if I wanted to tell a story that would have the same sort of impact that Suckerfish or My Legacy had, and continue to have"
-- Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Tailfeathers, Elle-Máijá Apiniskim. "A Conversation with Helen Haig-Brown, Lisa Jackson, and Elle-Máijá Apiniskim Tailfeathers, with Some Thoughts to Frame the Conversation." Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 39, no. 3 (Summer 2016). (p. 290)