The United Houma Nation Election Board has announced that they are initiating a Special Election to fill vacancies UHN Tribal Council District 5 and 9 vacancies. Interested applicants must complete the required qualifying packet by July 24, 2017 in order to be considered. To reach the full announcement as well as review the eligibility requirements, please select the link below to upload the actual document. ..
For the safety of our staff and due to potential harm of Tropical Storm Cindy, the UHN will close our offices tomorrow. Essential personnel may be in and out to assess needs; however, offices will not be open for regular business. ..
The United Houma Nation would like to thank the Houma Courier/Daily Comet for their efforts to raise awareness of nonprofit organizations in the community and the work we all do. Today, the Courier featured the work of the nonprofit activities of the UHN and the services available to tribal citizens. Please click the link below to access the story and video with Principal Chief Thomas Dardar. ..
It is with much joy and excitement that the United Houma Nation Tribal Council is able to share the launch of the L'Crevisse Project, which is the construction of a UHN Cultural Center and French Immersion School. This multi-million dollar complex has been in the planning process for nearly 5 years and thanks to our partners at the Foundation de France we are able to share the architectural drawings prepared by renowned French architect Rudy Ricciotti. ..
With the assistance of USDA funding, the UHN will be offering small business development services during September. We are offering 2 layers of assistance: ..
The United Houma is currently assessing the needs of tribal citizens after the recent flooding in Louisiana. Tribal members are encouraged to fill out the form below and once supplies become available we will be setting up distribution sites in the affected areas. ..
As the rains begin to subside, UHN leaders and staff are beginning to hear from our tribal citizens in the affected areas of their losses. First and foremost we are relieved to hear that our citizens are safe; however, their homes, vehicles and personal belongings are not fairing as well. ..
We are excited to announce that KUHN 88.9FM will be returning to online streaming beginning Monday, July 25 with Ms. Gloria Fonseca behind the microphone from 7am to noon Monday through Friday. KUHN is the noncommercial, educational radio station under the umbrella of the United Houma Nation. Currently its broadcast range is approximately 15 miles in circumference from the Golden Meadow location. The station serves as a means to educate and inform the tribal community as well as a much needed opportunity to communicate with tribal citizens immediately before and after disasters. Tribal Councilman, Donny Verdin from Galliano is pleased to see the entire tribal community receive the same opportunity to access the station and sees it as a much needed tool to ensure the community is informed and has a voice. "Growing programming will take time and the help of many volunteers; however, I am so honored to have Ms. Gloria on staff to mentor and guide us in that process," stated Councilman Verdin. ..