United Houma Nation

  • Sep 07, 2018

    Last night the UHN Election Board met and received word that Ms. Renae Berthelot was choosing to withdraw from the District 8 election scheduled to take place tomorrow.  In light of this change, Ms. Gretchen Boudreaux is now the sole candidate for the district seat and is now unopposed.   ..

  • Sep 06, 2018

    With over 17,000 tribal citizens living around the world, the UHN website is a crucial tool to maintain connections with tribal citizens as well as our friends.  Unfortunately due to the changes with the platform that the current site is built upon, a whole new site is needed as the current one will stop functioning by the end of the year.  Current quotes place a complete re-write and maintenance of a new UHN site to be $5,000.  UHN staff recognizing the important function of the site has taken on the task of raising the initial $5,000 needed to make this transition.  Earlier today, the first fundraising event was held with an Indian Taco and grilled corn on the cob lunch sale.  As of the close of business yesterday nearly 200 meals were pre-ordered!   ..

  • Sep 03, 2018

    With the heavy rainfall the UHN tribal service area has experienced over the last week, Tropical Storm Gordon is nothing to become complacent reports Principal Chief August Creppel.  As of10am CST, Gordon is projected to make landfall Tuesday evening/Wednesday morning on the border of Louisiana and Mississippi.  Gordon is currently not projected to gain hurricane strength winds; however, it will be a continued rain event. ..

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  • Apr 24, 2018

    UPDATE:  The United Houma Nation received over $1,500 in donations for repeat and new donors on May 1st.  The funds have been ear-marked to support the L'Crevisse Project.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.  We know you had many choices of nonprofits to support in the region.  Thank you for choosing to support the United Houma Nation! ..

  • Apr 13, 2018

    Due to the risk of severe weather, the April 14th Tribal Council Meeting in Lafitte is being cancelled in the best interest of public safety. ..

  • Mar 11, 2018

    Many people have seen the beautifully designed American Indian prestige license plate available through the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles, but many people do not realize the additional funds collected from the license plate actually funds a statewide scholarship competition for American Indian students pursuing higher education.  The scholarship award, which is facilitated through the Louisiana Governor's Office of Indian Affairs is intended to award supplemental monies that would be sent directly to the college/university/institute of higher learning of eligible American Indian students who are enrolled citizens of one of thirteen Louisiana tribes or groups - of which the United Houma Nation is one. ..

  • Mar 09, 2018

    Many people have seen the beautifully designed American Indian prestige license plate available through the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles, but many people do not realize the additional funds collected from the license plate actually funds a statewide scholarship competition for American Indian students pursuing higher education.  The scholarship award, which is facilitated through the Louisiana Governor's Office of Indian Affairs is intended to award supplemental monies that would be sent directly to the college/university/institute of higher learning of eligible American Indian students who are enrolled citizens of one of thirteen Louisiana tribes or groups - of which the United Houma Nation is one. ..

  • Feb 21, 2018

    The United Houma Nation Election Board has begun the process for the election of the Principal Chief position scheduled for 2018.  The first step in the process is for interested and eligible candidates to qualify by March 29, 2018.  According to the UHN Constitution, Article VI, Section 1(c) and (d), candidates for Principal Chief must meet the following qualifications: ..