The United Houma Nation Diabetes Program is looking for the next cooking sensation. We are taking the traditional cookbook and putting our own spin on it! If you love to cook, don’t mind being recorded in the kitchen preparing your favorite dish, and sharing with us a little history about your dish (i.e. passed on by a family member, created it yourself, altered a recipe you found online); then we are looking for you! ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..