United Houma Nation

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  • Jul 27, 2014

    Earlier this week, the UHN Administration received notice that the Tribe was successful in its application to the US Department of Education's Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program.  The purpose of the grant is to provide "Starting A Business" classes and workshops for tribal citizens residing within the UHN Service Area to determine if they are ready to begin a small business.  The Service Area encompasses St. Mary, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Jefferson, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes. ..

  • Jul 27, 2014

    UHN Tribal Councilwoman Janie Luster was recently invited to take part in Chef John Folse's 13-part series "A Taste of Louisiana" PBS Nationally broadcasted cooking show.  Filming will take part in August at White Oak Plantation.  This season's episodes will focus on Chef Folse's new book "Hooks, Lies and Alibis" focused on fish and seafood dishes. ..

  • 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. ..