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! ..
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. ..
With the assistance of USDA funding, the UHN will be offering small business development services during September. We are offering 2 layers of assistance: ..
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 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. ..
The United Houma Nation is currently seeking applications and resumes for a STOP Coordinator to work under the STOP Violence Grant. We are seeking a candidate to coordinate the daily activities of a tribal victims of domestic violence/sexual assault program. This individual is to serve as the point of contact for tribal victims and assist with accessing services and interaction with the criminal justice system. This individual must also coordinate with other community service providers to ensure culturally competent case management. ..
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! ..