Dance Hall of the Dead Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

* A Zuni boy runs along a trail to get in shape.

* He has been selected by his people to play the role of the Little Fire God during the upcoming Shalako celebration.

* In eight days, the Shalako will come from the Dance Hall of the Dead to bless the Zuni people.

* The Fire God must be in shape and avoid anger for the celebration.

* Thinking about anger makes him think of his Navajo friend, George.

* George has asked questions about sacred Zuni spiritual practices.

* By telling George things, the Zuni boy fears he has broken a taboo.

* George also encouraged the Fire God to steal arrowheads from an anthropological dig site.

* Now the boys aren't allowed to hang around the dig site anymore.

* The boy expects his friend to be waiting for him at the end of the trail with his bicycle.

* Instead, the Zuni boy finds...

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