Papa and Uncle Luis have an argument over whether or not to move out into a town. The argument is settled by the blind grandma, siding with Papa.
The protagonist joins the Catholic school with mostly white kids. This is frightening to him because in the country schools, there was only 1-2 white kids in the whole school.
The Protagonist annihilates Chango in a 5 vs. 1 street brawl, impressing Chango joining his gang, the Los Indios. This is attributed to the protagonist growing up with older cousins who would beat him up.
The protagonist convinces Chango that Denver, a usually white farmer immigrating in from Oklahoma due to the Dust Bowl, is an albino Indian from Oklahoma so that they can watch a movie together.
The Los Indios watch a Western movie in the movie they nicknamed the "Rat House" due to the rats that inhabit it. While in there, the protagonist teaches Denver to say "Death to All Gringos" in Spanish, and to yell it in the theater.
The protagonist remembers this time of his life. He relates this to John Wayne and other Western actors, and specifically renditions of the Battle of the Alamo, pointing out the one he remembered the most wasn't released until he was in college in 1960.