The End of Old Horse Discussion Questions

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Research the newest technological restraining devices for dogs, and explain why they are safe.

The narrator mentions gathering good presents at the tribe's "Grab Days" festivity. Research Grab Days and their significance to Indian culture.

The obscenities that Gilly uses in this story are mild compared to things that are considered acceptable for television in the early 2000s. Do you think that his language is obscene if he thinks it is? Explain what you think the rules should be for standards of obscenity.

Tony performs the function of a big brother to the boys in this story. Look through other stories that you have read for similar big brother figures, and compare them to Ortiz's portrait of Tony.

Ortiz is strongly associated with his Acoma heritage. Explore what religious significance the Pueblo Indians give to dogs and animals in general. Then decide...

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