FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2007, file photo, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Vice Chairman Lee Juan Tyler talks with others from his group while shooting some video of murals depicting the lynching of an Indian during a tour of the old Ada County Courthouse in Boise, Idaho. State officials are hosting a public hearing to determine if two historic murals should remain hidden from the public view. The murals include scenes of white settlers preparing to hang Native Americans. The paintings have caused controversy in the past, but now Idaho’s Historical Society is objecting to covering up the murals, calling them a part of the state’s history that the public can learn from.
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2007, file photo, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Vice Chairman Lee Juan Tyler talks with others from his group while shooting some video of murals depicting the lynching of an Indian during a tour of the old Ada County Courthouse in Boise, Idaho. State officials are hosting a public hearing to determine if two historic murals should remain hidden from the public view. The murals include scenes of white settlers preparing to hang Native Americans. The paintings have caused controversy in the past, but now Idaho’s Historical Society is objecting to covering up the murals, calling them a part of the state’s history that the public can learn from. Matt Cilley AP
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2007, file photo, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Vice Chairman Lee Juan Tyler talks with others from his group while shooting some video of murals depicting the lynching of an Indian during a tour of the old Ada County Courthouse in Boise, Idaho. State officials are hosting a public hearing to determine if two historic murals should remain hidden from the public view. The murals include scenes of white settlers preparing to hang Native Americans. The paintings have caused controversy in the past, but now Idaho’s Historical Society is objecting to covering up the murals, calling them a part of the state’s history that the public can learn from. Matt Cilley AP

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