Theme studies that highlight Indigenous heritage:
Historic Contact: Early Relations between Indian Peoples and Colonists in Northeastern North American 1524-1783:This theme study surveys archeological, documentary, documented oral, and other physical evidence to identify, evaluate, designate or thematically upgrade properties in three regions of the Northeast associated with the earliest phases of historic contact between Native Americans , Europeans, and Africans from 1524-1783.
The Earliest Americans Theme Study for the Eastern United States: The purpose of this theme study is to identify Paleoindian sites that best exemplify and illustrate nationally significant information about human occupation over vast regions of the eastern United States during the earliest periods of settlement This theme study provides detailed contexts including chronological, geographic, and environmental information for the three Paleoindian periods for each region, the Northeast, the Southeast and the Midwest.
Southern Florida Sites Associated with the Tequesta and Their Ancestors: This theme study looks at the ancient Tequesta people who once occupied southeastern Florida, their role in the early history of the United States, and the potential contribution of archeological sites in the region to understanding broader patterns of American Indian architecture, exchange, and ceremonialism. The goal of this theme study is to provide a context for regional and national significance for Tequesta sites.