Mark your calendars for May 1st as the entire region participates in a day of charitable giving. Most people assume that the majority of charitable giving happens among extremely wealthy people; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Most giving is by everyday people like you and me who give what they can - $10, $20, $50, etc. Although it may not seem like much, it all adds up. ..
Another UHN Elder's Fest has gone down in the books. With 131 tribal elders in attendance ages 55 and up, the hundreds of pounds of groceries, cleaning supplies and prizes were all distributed to the happy audience. To see a snapshot of the event, see the video below prepared by Janzen Verdin, Media Specialist with Inter-Tribal Council of Louisiana. A special thanks to all our donors for helping offset the costs - WalMart and South Louisiana Bank. Additionally a very special THANK YOU to all the volunteers that gave their time, cooking talents and individual donations - we cannot do this without you all! ..
For the last 20 years, the United Houma Nation has taken time during the holiday season to say thank you and recognize tribal citizens and our supporters for their hard work and dedication to advancing the UHN and its people. As usual the awards ceremony will be taking place at the Annual Banquet scheduled for Saturday, December 16th at the Grand Caillou Recreation Center. ..
The UHN has ongoing efforts to raise funds to advance the L'Crevisse Project, which will be a Cultural Center and French Immersion School for future generations of UHN youth. The L’Crevisse is focused on creating a home for the tribal community, as well as visitors, to better experience and explore the intermingled tribal and French heritage. The L’Crevisse will be 2 separate but connected components. The L’Crevisse will also be inclusive of: ..
The United Houma Nation would like to thank the Houma Courier/Daily Comet for their efforts to raise awareness of nonprofit organizations in the community and the work we all do. Today, the Courier featured the work of the nonprofit activities of the UHN and the services available to tribal citizens. Please click the link below to access the story and video with Principal Chief Thomas Dardar. ..
We are excited to announce that KUHN 88.9FM will be returning to online streaming beginning Monday, July 25 with Ms. Gloria Fonseca behind the microphone from 7am to noon Monday through Friday. KUHN is the noncommercial, educational radio station under the umbrella of the United Houma Nation. Currently its broadcast range is approximately 15 miles in circumference from the Golden Meadow location. The station serves as a means to educate and inform the tribal community as well as a much needed opportunity to communicate with tribal citizens immediately before and after disasters. Tribal Councilman, Donny Verdin from Galliano is pleased to see the entire tribal community receive the same opportunity to access the station and sees it as a much needed tool to ensure the community is informed and has a voice. "Growing programming will take time and the help of many volunteers; however, I am so honored to have Ms. Gloria on staff to mentor and guide us in that process," stated Councilman Verdin. ..
The UHN is searching for dedicated and committed volunteers for Fundraising & Events! We have at least 4 ongoing annual events that cannot be successful without the help of volunteers. Additionally in order to grow and expand programs and services, additional fundraising efforts are needed. The UHN is truly blessed with the hardest working and talented tribal citizens and supporters around. We'd like to ask that you share your love for your Tribe and your fellow tribal members by volunteering. We NEED you!..
From Saturday afternoon until Friday, a group of 10 tribal women will be exploring as a group the historical sites and areas of significance for the UHN over the last 300+ years from Angola, Louisiana to Bayou Terrebonne. As a group they will be connecting to our tribal roots while as individuals they will be exploring what does it mean to be a healthy Houma woman. Please see the daily account of the events and travels of these ladies as shared by Lanor Curole. ..
United Houma Nation owns KUHN 88.9 a Non-Profit Radio Station that serves South Lafourche and parts of Terrebonne Parish. We are seeking your support to maintain the operation of this important media outlet. KUHN is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit, non-commercial education radio station that doesn’t receive local, state or federal funding nor can we sell advertising like traditional radio stations. ..