United Houma Nation

  • Apr 11, 2014

    The Saktce-ho'ma Opportunity Fund (SOF) met on Tuesday of this week and Executive Director Robert Lieb laid out an aggressive plan for beginning services.  The initial plan is to launch 3 initiatives. ..

  • Apr 10, 2014

    We are passing on the press release from the US Department of Agriculture for any tribal citizens who earn a living in livestock, honey or fruit growers and may have suffered a loss due to the inclement weather conditions this winter.  Disaster assistance may be available through USDA for such individuals.  Please see the announcement below.
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  • Apr 03, 2014

    In 2010 nearly 1 in 4 United Houma Nation households reported having someone with diabetes living in the home.  The self-reported rates of diabetes in our community are alarming.  The UHN Diabetes Program is pleased to begin putting a "local face" on the disease and will begin sharing educational materials featuring people you know who are managing diabetes as opposed to diabetes managing them.   ..

  • Mar 30, 2014

    Previous generations didn't have to fight diabetes, heart disease, strokes and other ailments because they ate what Mother Earth provided.  Within the last 30 years our people have seen a significant decline in getting away from traditional lifestyles and in turn our people are also seeing alarming rates of chronic health problems.  The diabetes rate alone has grown to nearly 1 in 4 tribal citizens, which is too much. ..
  • Mar 27, 2014

    The Student Conservation Association recently reached out to the United Houma Nation to seek assistance with reaching UHN college students who are interested in participating in a 12-week summer internship at 5 different national wildlife refuges in the southeastern US.  Interested students need to act fast as applications are due next Friday, April 4, 2014. ..

  • Mar 16, 2014

    The United Houma Nation is please to share the announcement from the Louisiana Office on Indian Affairs' scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors pursuing higher educational degrees.  These scholarships are made possible through the sale of the Louisiana American Indian license plate. ..

  • Mar 13, 2014

    The Principal Chief position is open for election every 4 years.  The United Houma Nation Election Board has established the qualifying period from now until April 4th to submit applications to be considered as a candidate for this position.  The official announcement is below.  More details will be provided following the April 4th qualifying deadline. ..

  • Jan 09, 2014

    It has been with much anticipation and EXCITEMENT that we are launching our new website!  The site has the beginnings of what will become a much more interactive and informative site for our friends and family to keep up with the many events, activities and programs of the United Houma Nation Tribe.   ..