United Houma Nation

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  • Jul 12, 2014

    Earlier this week the Wall Street Journal and the Advocate ran articles highlighting the proposed changes to the Federal Acknowledgment process and its potential impact on the UHN.  Links to the articles are attached. ..

  • Jul 06, 2014

    Consul General au New Orleans, Jean Claude Brunet has been reassigned by the French Government to Munich, Germany.  Principal Chief Thomas Dardar met with him last week to discuss his re-assignmnet that is effective July 16, 2014.  Mr. Brunet, who has been assigned to the New Orleans post throughout the four years of Principal Chief Dardar's first term, has been not only the UHN's local contact with the French government, but also a friend. ..

  • Jul 06, 2014

    The United Houma Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program first came about funding in October 2000.  In that time period hundreds of UHN tribal citizens with disabilities have sought assistance with getting or keeping employment.  The Vocational Rehabilitation Program is a unique disability program that focuses on the abilities, skills and interests of the clients as opposed to only focusing on the person's limitations.  The program is intended to help individuals, families and the community achieve self-sufficiency by gaining living wages for individuals with disabilities thus reducing their dependence on social programs. ..

  • Jun 29, 2014

    The United Houma Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program is hosting a 4 part workshop series for the Older Worker.  More and more older individuals are seeking employment as retirement and social security are not enough to support their families.  However, older job seekers often struggle with how to be competitive and overcome the technology gaps compared to the younger work force. ..