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Inside the Eagle's Head : an American Indian College.

Author: Angelle A Khachadoorian
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2010.
Series: Contemporary American Indian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) is a selfdescribed National American Indian Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. SIPI is operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, an agency of the U.S. government that has overseen and managed the relationship between the government and American Indian tribes for almost two hundred years. Students at SIPI are registered members of federally recognized  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Khachadoorian, Angelle A.
Inside the Eagle's Head : An American Indian College.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angelle A Khachadoorian
ISBN: 9780817383534 0817383530
OCLC Number: 772845340
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Entering the Turquoise Gates: The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute; 2. Thinking and Talking About SIPI: Narratives and Metaphors; 3. "A Standing Army of School Teachers": Ameri can Indian Education, Assimilation, and the BIA; 4. Taking a New Path: The Decision to Attend SIPI; 5. Life Within the Eagle's Head; 6. SIPI Is a Reservation: Family, Friends, and Mentors; 7. SIPI Is What You Make It: Academics, Administration, and Working Around the System; 8. SIPI Is an Opportunity: Giving Students the Chance to Dream. Appendix. Studying the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic InstituteWorks Cited; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary American Indian studies.

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The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) is a self-described National American Indian Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Through a series of interviews, this volume presents an  Read more...

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