** ADVANCE FOR Mildred Quaempts, left, sings in the Sahaptin dialect of the Umatilla tribe before lunch to a headstart class at the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, March 6, 2002. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Lawsuit Claims Some Schools Hostile To Native American Students

The public educational system has been discriminating against Native American students by “ignoring or actively affronting” their culture.