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. ..
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. ..
The UHN is working to get the online store up and running soon. In order to ensure we are able to meet your interests and expectations, we are asking our tribal citizens, supporters and followers to complete an online survey. ..
In just a few short weeks, the United Houma Nation will be marking our 16th year operating a food booth at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Over the years the event has successfully allowed the Tribe to grow and develop by funding many of the projects that grants often do not provide. In recent years, the funds raised as Jazz Fest support the Enrollment Office and staff operations. ..
Based upon fees collected from the American Indian prestige license plate, the Louisiana Governor's Office on Indian Affairs has announced that they are accepting applications from Louisiana American Indian students enrolled in higher education institutes. Applications are due on May 15, 2015. ..
Entergy Louisiana has announced that it has made a donation of over $25,000 to the American Indian Scholarship Fund. In advocating for our students pursuing a higher education, Entergy has designated that at least 49% of the funding be designated as preference for United Houma Nation applicants. UHN tribal leaders would like to extend their appreciation of Entergy's contribution and support for our students. ..
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 5th! The UHN is an eligible nonprofit that you can make donations to as part of the GIVENOLA Day Event. ..
The United Houma Nation's Vocational Rehabilitation and Diabetes Programs have joined efforts to open a weekly ..drop in Wellness Center for Tribal Citizens and their spouses. The intent of the Center is to assist and support the community overall in embracing the changes needed to live healthier lives. The Ribbon Cutting, which took place April 7, 2015, is intended to launch a holistic, community-based center that provides ongoing general health monitoring and relaxation opportunities to support individuals in the process of change.
"Disability is a natural part of the human experience and in no way diminishes the rights of individuals.(Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended)" The core of vocational rehabilitation services is to assist individuals with disabilities in the pursuit of meaningful careers. This year's Celebrating ABILITIES Powwow, scheduled for September 19 & 20, 2015, is raising awareness for the employment of individuals with disabilities, who have the highest rate of unemployment nationally. ..