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. ..
One of the most misunderstood tribal programs is the Title VII Indian Education Program. According to the Department of Education: ..
For those of you in the South Lafourche area, we are happy to inform you that 88.9FM KUHN continues to play your cajun, zydeco and swamp pop classics around the clock from Monday through Saturday. Based upon community input, Sunday programming provides gospel music. ..
The UHN staff has confirmed a tour of the NSU campus as well as an opportunity to meet and conduct question and answers with the University's Admission Office, Financial Aid and Bayou Studies Program. The tour will be from 9:00 am to Noon on Monday July 7th. The date changed due to the conflict with the federal recognition meetings in Marksville. ..
Dr. Shana Walton, Assistant Professor of English and Professor of the emerging Bayou Studies Program at Nicholls State University is assisting UHN organizers with coordinating a tour of the campus in late June that will also include meeting with the University's Admission Office to review the process of correctly enrolling and Financial Aid Department to discuss what financial aid is available, how to best finance the cost of your education, what students need to apply and when should they apply. ..
As we have done in the last 2 previous years, youth activities throughout the summer are currently being developed. Last year activities were jam packed and included day trips to tribal communities so that youth could visit one another's communities, volunteer in restoration projects, visit college campuses, etc. We also appreciated the generosity of the New Orleans Saints who opened their doors and allowed our youth a backdoor view and tour of the training facilities, attended practice followed by a meet and greet with players and gave the opportunity for about 40 of our youth to attend a live game in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. ..
Last week we published a list of American Indian students graduating from Terrebonne parish and we asked you to send in the list of students graduating from other areas and schools to ensure we have the opportunity to recognize all our young graduates. Thank you for sending in the list below and the Tribe as a whole would like to say congratulations and extend our hopes for bright and prosperous futures for our youth. ..
Tribal leadership would love to include a list of all UHN tribal graduates on the website to acknowledge them for their accomplishments. Please use the form below to send us information about your graduate so that we can include them in a comprehensive listing of 2014 UHN graduates next week. ..
Last night the students, parents and the community gathered at the Houma Municipal Auditorium to honor 99 Native graduates exiting Terrebonne Parish School System this year. Terrebonne Indian Education hosts this annual event to recognize the Native American students and encourage them on their future journey. ..
Professor Nathan Bruce Duthu was named as one of 5 Native Scholars who would be a great Native voice on the political scene as per an article on Indian Country Today. The article is in response to an obvious void of an American Indian voice nationally on the political scene. ..