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Native American Land Acknowledgment Research Guide

Native Americans - Florida - Various Resources - Introduction

We have compiled a number of resources about the history of Native Americans in Florida. In addition to this page, separate sections have also been created about Florida Native American ancient and St. Petersburg area history, as well as Tocobaga, Seminole, and Miccosukee Native Americans. There is also a section with Florida Humanities audio recordings and another with non-Florida resources.

Native Americans - Florida - Starting Resources

Native Americans - Florida - Library Guides and University Resources

Native American Maps of Florida
Florida Center for Instructional Technology, USF.

Native Americans - Florida - State Government Resources

Native Americans - Florida - Books

Brown, Robin C.  Florida's First People: 12,000 Years of Human History.
Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Revised edition, 2013.

Hann, John H. Indians of Central and South Florida: 1513-1763.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2003.

McCarthy, Kevin. Native Americans in Florida.  
Sarasota, Fla.: Pineapple Press, 1999.

Milanich, Jerald T. Archaeology of Precolumbian Florida.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1994.

Milanich, Jerald T. Florida Indians from Ancient Times to the Present.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1998.
 
Milanich, Jerald T. Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1995.

Milanich, Jerald T. Hernando de Soto and the Indians of Florida.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida Museum of Natural History, 1993.

Milanich, Jerald T. and Susan Milbrath, eds.
First Encounters: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492 – 1570.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1989.

Proctor, Samuel, and Jerald T. Milanich, eds.
Tacachale : Essays on the Indians of Florida and Southeastern Georgia during the Historic Period.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1978.