He wants to see Cheryl.
He feels that death is near and he wants to pass on the medicine bag to Martin.
He wants to see what life is like in the city.
He wants to discuss the resentment he feels toward his family.
He is losing his wits.
He is vain.
He is sensitive to Martin’s insecurities.
He has bad taste in clothes.
Males and females.
Martin feels he has no place in his life for Grandpa or for the medicine bag.
From the time Grandpa arrives, Martin is always proud of him and his medicine bag.
Martin likes Grandpa but never sees the point of the medicine bag.
Martin feels embarrassment and pride about both Grandpa and the medicine bag.
Decision to go and live on the reservation.
Family heritage and his pride in his grandfather.
Desire to reject his Sioux heritage.
Love for the Sioux way of life and for the prairie.
Martin is a cruel and insensitive person.
Grandpa’s behavior is out of control.
Martin is overly sensitive to what his friends think.
Martin once had a bad experience with his grandfather.
He is having a heart attack.
He has heat exhaustion.
He is shocked by life in the suburbs.
He is overcome with emotion.
Cheryl is not ashamed for her friends to see Grandpa.
Cheryl is jealous because she will not get a medicine bag.
Cheryl wishes Grandpa had never come.
Cheryl is afraid of Grandpa and tries to hide from him.