Idaho’s historical highway markers are changing to reflect a more balanced view of the state's history. Idaho State Historic Preservation Office Deputy Tricia Canaday is working with Idaho’s five tribes to revise many of the 290 signs in the states’ historical marker system, and possibly add new signs. The goal is to create a more culturally sensitive and historically accurate picture of the past. New sign information could include hunting and gathering rights guaranteed by treaties, as well as details about historic sites, traditional campsites, homesites, original fisheries, original trails and battle sites.

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