The UHN would like to say THANK YOU to the 40 individuals who donated $3,000 in the May 5th Give NOLA online fundraising campaign. The funding raised is also being leveraged to earn additional "lagniappe" funds raised by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Bayou Community Foundation. ..
Vice Principal Chief Lora Ann Chaisson was recently featured on the National Museum of the American Indians newsletter in their "Meet Native America" series. Click the link below to read the article. ..
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 UHN is pleased to call the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center a partner and share with you all the schedule of free screenings taking place in May. Click the links below for the weekly events. ..
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. ..
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 Vocational Rehabilitation and Diabetes Programs have joined efforts to open a weekly ..drop in Wellness Center for Tribal Citizens and their spouses. The intent of the Center is to assist and support the community overall in embracing the changes needed to live healthier lives. The Ribbon Cutting, which took place April 7, 2015, is intended to launch a holistic, community-based center that provides ongoing general health monitoring and relaxation opportunities to support individuals in the process of change.
"Disability is a natural part of the human experience and in no way diminishes the rights of individuals.(Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended)" The core of vocational rehabilitation services is to assist individuals with disabilities in the pursuit of meaningful careers. This year's Celebrating ABILITIES Powwow, scheduled for September 19 & 20, 2015, is raising awareness for the employment of individuals with disabilities, who have the highest rate of unemployment nationally. ..
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: ..
In November the UHN received notice that $26,279 in funding has been granted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation's IMPACT 2014 grant cycle. The "Returning to Our Roots...Tribal Health and Wellness" Project builds upon the work of the UHN Diabetes Program and focuses on allowing tribal culture and traditional teaching of health and wellness as an intervention to address the high rates of diabetes, obesity and heart disease that plagues many of our tribal citizens. ..