With the assistance of USDA funding, the UHN will be offering small business development services during September. We are offering 2 layers of assistance: ..
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. ..
A FREE Seminar from Saktce-Homa Opportunity Fund, Dream Catchers, and IBERIABANK who are partnering to host several workshops for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and those looking to improve their business expertise. ..
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 UHN Vocational Rehabilitation Program is hosting the Annual Consumer Conference on Thursday at the Quality Hotel in Houma. The event is open to the public. Who should attend? ..
Rob Lieb, Saktce-ho'ma Opportunity Fund's Executive Director, continues to meet weekly with tribal members interested in obtaining assistance with small business development as well as improving personal finances. Since beginning to provide services in May, the assistance provided has been well received and classes continue to grow. Mr. Lieb meets with interested attendees on Tuesdays at the Dulac Community Center and on Wednesdays at the UHN Marrero Outreach Office. ..
As we prepare for the 6th Annual Celebrating ABILITIES Powwow next month, the powwow committee has booth space available for tribal artists who are interested in selling their handcrafted items. Booth space begins at $75 for both days of the powwow along with a donation for the silent auction. Powwow attendance averages 1,200 people over the 2 day event and the powwow committee provides 2 meal tickets for vendors on Saturday evening. ..
Gail Chehak, Program Development at the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association has extended an invitation to UHN tribal artists to take part in their upcoming annual conference in Marksville, Louisiana. Please see her message below for more information if you are interested in showcasing your work. ..
Earlier this week, the UHN Administration received notice that the Tribe was successful in its application to the US Department of Education's Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program. The purpose of the grant is to provide "Starting A Business" classes and workshops for tribal citizens residing within the UHN Service Area to determine if they are ready to begin a small business. The Service Area encompasses St. Mary, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Jefferson, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes. ..
On May 1st the Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund, (SOF) met with various tribal business owners to discuss their business needs. Executiv Director, Rob Lieb was able to make some assessments, and is now providing technical assistance with those owners. The meeting provided Rob with a range of business questions from technical assistance and trainings needed to sustain and grow a small business, to entrepreneurship, accounting, business planning to a specific market analysis. ..