Greetings from your Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund! ..
Last week we published a list of American Indian students graduating from Terrebonne parish and we asked you to send in the list of students graduating from other areas and schools to ensure we have the opportunity to recognize all our young graduates. Thank you for sending in the list below and the Tribe as a whole would like to say congratulations and extend our hopes for bright and prosperous futures for our youth. ..
Tribal leadership would love to include a list of all UHN tribal graduates on the website to acknowledge them for their accomplishments. Please use the form below to send us information about your graduate so that we can include them in a comprehensive listing of 2014 UHN graduates next week. ..
On May 1st the Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund, (SOF) met with various tribal business owners to discuss their business needs. Executiv Director, Rob Lieb was able to make some assessments, and is now providing technical assistance with those owners. The meeting provided Rob with a range of business questions from technical assistance and trainings needed to sustain and grow a small business, to entrepreneurship, accounting, business planning to a specific market analysis. ..
Last night the students, parents and the community gathered at the Houma Municipal Auditorium to honor 99 Native graduates exiting Terrebonne Parish School System this year. Terrebonne Indian Education hosts this annual event to recognize the Native American students and encourage them on their future journey. ..
Charles Gaiennie of the W.L. Gaiennie Company is teaching a weekly series of free workshops focused on marketing and business development every other Tuesday through July 29. The classes, listed below in the attached flyer, are sponsored by Terrebonne Parish Library and SCORE. ..
April 4th was the qualifying deadline for individuals interested in seeking candidacy for the position of Principal Chief. Current Principal Chief Thomas Dardar, Jr. ran unopposed. The election board has reviewed the qualifying packet and ensured that no other applicants were received. Consequently, Thomas Dardar, Jr. has been certified with no opposition and will begin his second term as the Principal Chief of the United Houma Nation. ..
In an effort to address community needs, the Saktce-Ho'ma Opportunity Fund has begun a Job Board located within its web page. Working in conjunction with the Louisiana Workforce Development Initiative, the staff will be posting hundreds of jobs available regionally to serve your needs. ..
We have some exciting news to share with you. On May 6th, thousands of residents in the Greater New Orleans area are going to show their support for their favorite nonprofit organizations during GiveNOLA Day, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. On that day every donation we get will go a little further and help us claim our share of $200,000 in bonus dollars from the Lagniappe Fund, plus an additional $96,000 in prizes. What this essentially means is the more money we raise the bigger share of the Lagniappe Fund we get. Additionally prize money is based on which entity can raise the most money, has the most donors and has donors each hour of the day. ..
Professor Nathan Bruce Duthu was named as one of 5 Native Scholars who would be a great Native voice on the political scene as per an article on Indian Country Today. The article is in response to an obvious void of an American Indian voice nationally on the political scene. ..