United Houma Nation

  • Jul 17, 2015

    Good carbs, bad carbs; brown vs. white; cake or no cake; those are the questions but what are the answers?  When living with diabetes, individuals are sometimes confused by the information they receive from television, family, friends and the internet on what foods they can consume or should avoid.   ..

  • May 19, 2015

    As many of you know the United Houma Nation's lack of federal recognition has been a significant barrier in advocating and taking action to protect the rights of our people to live as indigenous people.  As the issues affecting our communities continue to grow in crisis proportions, our legal status, or more like our lack of legal status, keeps tribal leaders and advocates on the side lines.  The federal protections put in place to ensure tribal sovereignty are legally often only granted to federally recognized tribes. ..

  • May 19, 2015

    A FREE Seminar from Saktce-Homa Opportunity Fund, Dream Catchers, and IBERIABANK who are partnering to host several workshops for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and those  looking to improve their business expertise.  ..

  • May 19, 2015

    The UHN would like to say THANK YOU to the 40 individuals who donated $3,000 in the May 5th Give NOLA online fundraising campaign.  The funding raised is also being leveraged to earn additional "lagniappe" funds raised by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Bayou Community Foundation.   ..

  • May 19, 2015

    The UHN would like to honor and recognize the young tribal men and ladies who are currently participating in graduation ceremonies throughout the country.  Recognizing that many of our youth are the first in their families to graduate from high school and even more are the first in their families to ever graduate from college. ..

  • May 19, 2015

    Vice Principal Chief Lora Ann Chaisson was recently featured on the National Museum of the American Indians newsletter in their "Meet Native America" series.  Click the link below to read the article. ..

  • May 19, 2015

    For the last 15 years the United Houma Nation has been conducting community needs assessments every 5 years to gather tribal specific data that has proven to be invaluable in strengthening our grant writing and proposals to grow and develop further programs and services for our tribal citizens.  It's that time again and we need your help. ..

  • Apr 27, 2015

    Due to the sustained severe weather in southeast Louisiana, we have closed our offices for today.  The safety of our staff and citizens is of the utmost importance to us. ..

  • Apr 19, 2015

    The UHN is pleased to call the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center a partner and share with you all the schedule of free screenings taking place in May.  Click the links below for the weekly events. ..

  • Apr 19, 2015

    The world of employment has changed significantly in just the last 10 years.  Computers and technology have altered the way to apply for work, conduct job search and increased the entry level skills required for potential employees.  Gone are the days of computer skills being a plus; today it is a necessity. ..