UPDATE: The United Houma Nation received over $1,500 in donations for repeat and new donors on May 1st. The funds have been ear-marked to support the L'Crevisse Project. Thank you to everyone who contributed. We know you had many choices of nonprofits to support in the region. Thank you for choosing to support the United Houma Nation! ..
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. ..
The UHN is proud to announce that its collaborative with Mercy Family Center is ready to launch the How's Your 5? Community Resilience and Public Health Campaign. The UHN Wellness Program will oversee this launch and be the mechanism to disperse the campaign training, materials and orientation. Tribal citizens can learn more about this initiative by attending any Wellness event. Please remember the UHN Wellness Center is open every Tuesday from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm for all tribal citizens and their spouses. The Center's location is 991 Grand Caillou Road, Bldg #3, Houma, LA 70363. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..