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 world of employment has changed significantly in just the last 10 years. Computers and technology have altered the way to apply for work, conduct job search and increased the entry level skills required for potential employees. Gone are the days of computer skills being a plus; today it is a necessity. ..
Based upon fees collected from the American Indian prestige license plate, the Louisiana Governor's Office on Indian Affairs has announced that they are accepting applications from Louisiana American Indian students enrolled in higher education institutes. Applications are due on May 15, 2015. ..
Entergy Louisiana has announced that it has made a donation of over $25,000 to the American Indian Scholarship Fund. In advocating for our students pursuing a higher education, Entergy has designated that at least 49% of the funding be designated as preference for United Houma Nation applicants. UHN tribal leaders would like to extend their appreciation of Entergy's contribution and support for our students. ..
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 United Houma Nation's 18th Annual Banquet is quickly approaching. We hope many of you consider attending to be part of an evening full of celebration and community gathering on Saturday, December 20 at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This year's banquet will feature guest speaker Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel of the Chickasaw Nation. Additionally 7 tribal citizens will be recognized for their dedication and service to the United Houma Nation. This year's award recipients are: ..
Brittany Courteaux, tribal citizen and student at Nicholls State University, has been working behind the scenes with university faculty and staff to charter and begin an American Indian Society for the American Indian students attending. Today at noon will be the initial meeting of this group at the Bowie Room in the Student Union. ..
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? ..
The United Houma Nation will be holding the 18th Annual Tribal Awards Banquet on December 20, 2014 at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. The event will be from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The banquet focuses on an annual awards ceremony recognizing tribal citizens and supporters who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Tribe and citizens. ..
The United Houma Nation's Vocational Rehabilitation Program will be holding the annual Consumer Conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Quality Hotel in Houma, Louisiana. The conference will begin at 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The 1-day conference allows the staff to plan and coordinate workshops that meet the needs of the clients served by the program as well as supporting community disability education opportunities. The vocational rehabilitation program is funded by the US Department of Education to provide comprehensive employment services for United Houma Nation and Chitimacha Tribe citizens with disabilities who reside in the 6-parish service area. ..