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 United Houma Nation Election Board has announced that they are initiating a Special Election to fill vacancies UHN Tribal Council District 5 and 9 vacancies. Interested applicants must complete the required qualifying packet by July 24, 2017 in order to be considered. To reach the full announcement as well as review the eligibility requirements, please select the link below to upload the actual document. ..
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 UHN Election Board will be holding a Special Election to fill two vacancies on the UHN Tribal Council. Tribal Districts 5 and 10 are currently vacant and encompass the following areas: ..
As many of you know the United Houma Nation's lack of federal recognition has been a significant barrier in advocating and taking action to protect the rights of our people to live as indigenous people. As the issues affecting our communities continue to grow in crisis proportions, our legal status, or more like our lack of legal status, keeps tribal leaders and advocates on the side lines. The federal protections put in place to ensure tribal sovereignty are legally often only granted to federally recognized tribes. ..
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. ..
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. ..
Ms. Helen Gindrat former Chairperson of the Houma Tribes and Vice Chairperson for the United Houma Nation passed away on November 21, 2014 at the age of 83. Ms. Helen began her leadership role during the 1960s where she was recognized by then Golden Meadow leader Frank Naquin as the delegate to attend a federal recognition meeting with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Chicago. This event would prove to be the initial meeting with tribes pursuing federal acknowledgement through the Bureau of Indian Affairs where the current process was created. She oversaw the tribal adult education program in the 1970s. ..
The United Houma Nation is pleased to announce Mr. Jefferson Keel is the guest speaker for the 18th Annual UHN Banquet. Jefferson Keel, Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, is a retired U.S. Army officer with over 20 years active duty service. His combat experience included three years service in Viet Nam as an Infantryman, where he received the Bronze Star with “V” for valor, two purple hearts and numerous other awards and decorations for heroism. Lt. Governor Keel has always proven himself as an effective leader. ..