Entering the turquoise gates : the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute -- Thinking and talking about SIPI : narratives and metaphors -- "A standing army of school teachers" : American Indian education, assimilation, and the BIA -- Taking a new path : the decision to attend SIPI -- Life within the eagle's head -- SIPI is a reservation : family, friends, and mentors -- SIPI is what you make it : academics, administration, and working around the system -- SIPI is an opportunity : giving students the chance to dream -- Appendix. Studying the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.
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