Lezlie Sterling/lsterling@sacbee.com

Leataata Floyd leads students in dancing the hula at Jedediah Smith Elementary School. Some in the community think the school should be renamed for Floyd, 70, a volunteer who also tutors students. Research showing that Jedediah Smith, a 19th-century explorer, was a slave owner and was prejudiced toward American Indians troubles Principal Billy Aydlett.

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