On Saturday, tribal leaders were proud to turn over the hut building duties to the younger generation. Raymond Clark, Jr., Jared Crosby and Zach Fitch lead the initiative to construct a traditional tribal hut during the Bogalusa celebration of the 7 Tribes of Louisiana. The hut will become part of a permanent display on the grounds of the museum and cultural center in Cassidy Park. ..
Many people know Frank Chaisson of Chauvin through his work and hobbies. Frank can be found in the community performing magic for children, but by far his longest passion has been in body building. Always pleased to point out the achievements of our tribal members, the UHN would like to congratulate Frank in placing 4th at the National Body Building Championships in California earlier this month. ..
AT&T has contacted our tribal employment programs and informed us that they are still seeking Wire Technician positions in the Houma/Thibodaux area. Tribal citizens who are seeking employment, AT&T is a reputable and well respected employer. Applicants need not have prior experience, eligible candidates will be trained on the job. ..
Many people don't realize the significance of Poverty Point located in north Louisiana near Monroe to the not only the American Indian People of Louisiana, but the southeast. The site is considered one of the most significant archaeological finds in the country. It has a complex of Native American ceremonial mounds and village built between 1700 and 700 B.C. A museum and guided tours interpret a culture that once flourished on the site. ..
AT&T has been in touch with the UHN staff and is pleased to announce immediate openings for Wire Technician positions in Terrebonne, Lafourche and St. Mary parishes. Applicants need not have prior experience as AT&T will train qualified candidates. Successful candidates will be given access to a company truck and provided the necessary tools to complete job duties. ..
The votes are in! Thank you to the people who took the time to vote for the Outdoor Movie in conjunction with the Rougarou Fest on Saturday, October 25th following the festival parade which begins at 7:00 pm. The winner is "Beetlejuice" by a landslide. ..
The National Institutes of Health is accepting applications from young adults ages 15 to 20 for its Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! ® (MSY) Teen Leaders Program<http://www.nichd.nih.
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Congratulations to Ms. Bette Billiot on being selected as one of five recipients of the Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy 2014 Gulf Guardian Fellowships. Ms. Billiot proposed in her submission to work on developing a grass roots group of tribal citizens to ensure the UHN has a voice in coastal restoration as well as a team of community representatives that can support one another in ensuring the Houma Nation voice is heard. Funding provided in the fellowship will be used to assist with training for all interested tribal members as well as travel assistance for out of town and distant meetings as needed. ..