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Strip For 081704
ID: 9338
Publication Date: 2004-08-17
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: John expresses his concerns that Elizabeth still doesn't have a written contract. Mtigwaki concepts of honour. Your word is more binding than your signature.
Caption: ... Somehow, it's a bit less "binding".
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Strip For 082004
ID: 9341
Publication Date: 2004-08-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth explains to April the route she is taking to Mtigwaki. Learning Ojibway. Thank you for leaving.
Caption: So, if I say "Mii-gwetch" when you go -, I'll be thanking you for leaving?
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Strip For 082804
ID: 9349
Publication Date: 2004-08-28
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth sends an e-mail to John and Elly detailing her trip to Mtigwaki. She's already met new people and is making friends. Gary Crane, Dorothy. Geraldton, Spruce Narrows, Mtigwaki.
Caption: Don't worry. I think I'm going to be just fine.
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Strip For 090504
ID: 7357
Publication Date: 2004-09-05
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth teaching at Mtigwaki Day School. Gary asks if she's going home this weekend. The kids tell her that they get to heat the drum for the hand game that evening. They use a button that used to hold up "Mooner's" pants.
Caption: It used to hold up "Mooner's" pants!
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Strip For 090904
ID: 9358
Publication Date: 2004-09-09
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Vivian Crane asks Elizabeth how she is settling into Mtigwaki life. Gary and Vivian have been there for five years. Elizabeth loves the peaceful, beautiful atomosphere. Her friends think she's crazy.
Caption: Let's keep it a secret!
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Strip For 100204
ID: 9378
Publication Date: 2004-10-02
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: April writes an e-mail to Elizabeth in Mtigwaki. She ask if she is ever lonely up there. Elizabeth sits at the computer while students look in her window.
Caption: Do you ever get lonely up there?
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Strip For 112304
ID: 9422
Publication Date: 2004-11-23
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Mtigwaki Day School. Laurie McLeod Shabogesic is teaching. Gi'-Ga-Wa-Ba-Min' Na-Gutch. Mii-Gwetch. Daniel says that Alice's Loon Clan is crazy and that Turtle Clan is smarter. All clans are equal with special gifts. Turtles are slow. Elizabeth.
Caption: Turtles are SLOW! ...I have a lot of work to do.
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Strip For 112404
ID: 9423
Publication Date: 2004-11-24
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth and Laurie McLeod Shabogesic walk home from teaching at Mtigwaki Day School. They Discuss teaching native traditions, language, music, ancestry and beliefs. Having to compete with Nintendo.
Caption: And somehow make it as important as Nintendo.
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Strip For 120204
ID: 9430
Publication Date: 2004-12-02
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Vivian comes to Elizabeth's door because she heard shouting. Elizabeth can't find Shiimsa. Vivian makes a cat finder out of thread. Shiimsa cannot resist. Mtigwaki
Caption: Works every time!
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Strip For 120404
ID: 9432
Publication Date: 2004-12-04
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth takes Shiimsa out of the porch to let her sleep with her. Shiimsa sleeps on her head. Relationship. Mtigwaki
Caption: I guess every new relationship requires a little adjustment.
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Strip For 011305
ID: 9469
Publication Date: 2005-01-13
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth packs for Mtigwaki while April expresses concern about her sister making the trip on crutches. Elly packs for the trip to Mtigwaki, 2 days each way.
Caption: Packed, pumped and ready!
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Strip For 011405
ID: 9470
Publication Date: 2005-01-14
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: April and John say goodbye to Elly and Elizabeth as they leave for Mtigwaki. Time with family is an investment. The car drives away into the snow.
Caption: Time with my daughter isn't spent, Elizabeth. .... It's invested.
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Strip For 011505
ID: 9471
Publication Date: 2005-01-15
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth are in the car driving to Mtigwaki. They've never talked like this before; Liz tells Elly about teaching and Elly talks about getting fired from her first job.
Caption: Then, you have to work like crazy to try and squeeze it back out of them!
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Strip For 011705
ID: 9464
Publication Date: 2005-01-17
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth drive to Mtigwaki together. Elizabeth tries to explain how she feels about Anthony. Some friends are just always part of your life. Elly compares Anthony to John.
Caption: I have friends like that. ... your dad is one of them.
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Strip For 011805
ID: 9465
Publication Date: 2005-01-18
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth are driving back to Mtigwaki. Elly wants to discuss Warren but Elizabeth turns on the radio. Country music lyrics describe her relationship with Warren Blackwood.
Caption: Country music says it all.
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Strip For 011905
ID: 9472
Publication Date: 2005-01-19
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth are driving to Mtigwaki. Night sky. Elizabeth tells her mom how great it is driving together. Disconnected compliments. Seatbelt.
Caption: I guess a compliment is still a compliment.... No matter how awkwardly it's given.
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Strip For 012005
ID: 9473
Publication Date: 2005-01-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth arrive in Mtigwaki after their long drive. Elly takes out a suitcase. but Elizabeth says someone will arrive to help. Keys dangling, crutches. Apartment.
Caption: In a town of 350 people, help just "happens!"
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Strip For 012105
ID: 9474
Publication Date: 2005-01-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Vivian helps Elly and Elizabeth settle in from long drive to Mtigwaki. Elly realizes Liz has a new life, new friends, new kitten. Walks into her messy bedroom. Gary.
Caption: And yet, some things haven't changed at all.
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Strip For 012205
ID: 9475
Publication Date: 2005-01-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly washes the dishes in Mtigwaki when Elizabeth recommends she lie down. Elizabeth is still on crutches. Sharing the bed with Shiimsa
Caption: If she bothers you, let me know.
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Strip For 012405
ID: 9476
Publication Date: 2005-01-24
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: John is in a shirt and tie making lunches for himself and April. April misses Elly who is in Mtigwaki. Spending time doing things together, like making lunches and doing laundry.
Caption: ...like lunches an' laundry!
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Strip For 020605
ID: 7382
Publication Date: 2005-02-06
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth wakes up in Mtigwaki to find a spider in her kitchen. She freaks out but Shiimsa comes to the rescue. Elizabeth praises her kitten for eating the nasty spider but when Shiimsa licks Elizabeth's face in return she leaves spider bits all over her
Caption: No Caption
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Strip For 020805
ID: 9489
Publication Date: 2005-02-08
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Gary tells Elly how much they enjoy having Elizabeth as a teacher. Elly finally understands why Elizabeth chose such a remote place as Mtigwaki to teach. Natural beauty, spirit, tradition, community and Bingo. Jesse
Caption: There's bingo!!
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Strip For 020905
ID: 9490
Publication Date: 2005-02-09
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth asks Gary and Elly if they've seen Jesse. Liz finds him throwing snowballs at a bird. Interpretations of "call of nature." Mtigwaki
Caption: And, the next time you tell me you have to answer "the call of nature"... it better not be a bird!!!
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Strip For 021005
ID: 9492
Publication Date: 2005-02-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Gary pulls Elizabeth on a toboggan and tells Elly more about Mtigwaki. They can do almost everything themselves and only need to leave for supplies and emergencies.
Caption: Well... one would be the desperate need to leave town!
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Strip For 021105
ID: 9493
Publication Date: 2005-02-11
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Gary, Vivian, Elizabeth and Elly discuss Mtigwaki. Almost everyone is related in some way. One big extended family. The importance of Pow Wow for networking. Love at first sight.
Caption: WOW
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Strip For 021205
ID: 9494
Publication Date: 2005-02-12
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Vivian wash dishes and relate more of their history. Elizabeth sits at the table. Spiritual connection calling Gary home to Mtigwaki after eight years in the South.
Caption: ... it was his mother.
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Strip For 021405
ID: 9495
Publication Date: 2005-02-14
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Gary relates his experience growing up in Mtigwaki. Elizabeth and Elly listen with interest. Vivian serves coffee. Highschool in Thunder Bay. Boredom. Finding the confidence to go on to higher education.
Caption: Sure, but it was harder to come up with the confidence.
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Strip For 021705
ID: 9498
Publication Date: 2005-02-17
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: She's Turning Into One of Them! (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Elizabeth in bed with Shiimsa. They discuss how similar Mtigwaki is to home. There's no drinking and no bar in Mtigwaki.
Caption: HOME!
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Strip For 021805
ID: 9499
Publication Date: 2005-02-18
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Teaching...is a Learning Experience (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly is heading home from Mtigwaki. Shiimsa helps her pack. Elizabeth asks her mom to take some people out from the reserve. Toronto is called "The Big Smoke"
Caption: Strange, where can one "light up" in Toronto?
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Strip For 021905
ID: 9500
Publication Date: 2005-02-19
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Teaching...is a Learning Experience (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Gary, Vivian, and Elizabeth bid goodbye to Elly who is heading home from Mtigwaki. Native people repay favours.
Caption: ... I hope she likes fish!
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Strip For 060605
ID: 9594
Publication Date: 2005-06-06
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Teaching...is a Learning Experience (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: April writes an e-mail to Elizabeth about Michael and Deanna moving into their new apartment. Elizabeth reads it in Mtigwaki. John and Elly are having difficulty choosing a new car.
Caption: It has to be blue and have a decent cup holder.
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