1. Policy Document
    The field of historic preservation should ensure that the archaeological sites, historic structures, cultural landscapes, sacred sites, and other sites of religious and cultural importance to Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations (NHOs), and other Indigenous Peoples are equitably considered in decision making. This policy statement provides a set of principles to support the incorporation of Indigenous Knowledge in historic preservation contexts.
  2. Guidance Document
    Mission Statement: The ACHP promotes the involvement of Native youth in historic preservation as both a means to protect places of religious and cultural significance to them and as a career path. Download full document here
  3. Policy Document
    Communities across America are experiencing housing shortages, especially shortages of affordable housing. The Policy Statement on Housing and Historic Preservation promotes federal, state, and local action to rehabilitate historic buildings for housing and accelerate permitting and environmental review, including Section 106 review.
  4. Legislation
    With passage of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 1966, the federal government embarked on a new era of leadership in the preservation of our nation’s historic properties. 
  5. Publication
    By law, members of the public have a voice when federal actions will affect properties that qualify for the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's official list of historic properties. Protecting Historic Properties: A Citizen's Guide to Section 106 Review is designed to help citizens make their voices heard. The guide covers information including the following:
  6. Guidance Document
  7. Publication
    Las reglamentaciones dictadas por el ACHP describen el proceso de revisión según la Sección 106 y especifican las acciones que las agencias federales deben tomar para cumplir con sus obligaciones legales.
  8. Public Resources
      Download a pdf copy of this handout.
  9. Guidance Document
  10. Publication
    Advisory Council on Historic Preservation The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency with the primary mission to encourage historic preservation in the government and across the nation.