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. ..
AT&T has contacted our tribal employment programs and informed us that they are still seeking Wire Technician positions in the Houma/Thibodaux area. Tribal citizens who are seeking employment, AT&T is a reputable and well respected employer. Applicants need not have prior experience, eligible candidates will be trained on the job. ..
AT&T has been in touch with the UHN staff and is pleased to announce immediate openings for Wire Technician positions in Terrebonne, Lafourche and St. Mary parishes. Applicants need not have prior experience as AT&T will train qualified candidates. Successful candidates will be given access to a company truck and provided the necessary tools to complete job duties. ..
The votes are in! Thank you to the people who took the time to vote for the Outdoor Movie in conjunction with the Rougarou Fest on Saturday, October 25th following the festival parade which begins at 7:00 pm. The winner is "Beetlejuice" by a landslide. ..
Job Opening ..
Congratulations to Ms. Bette Billiot on being selected as one of five recipients of the Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy 2014 Gulf Guardian Fellowships. Ms. Billiot proposed in her submission to work on developing a grass roots group of tribal citizens to ensure the UHN has a voice in coastal restoration as well as a team of community representatives that can support one another in ensuring the Houma Nation voice is heard. Funding provided in the fellowship will be used to assist with training for all interested tribal members as well as travel assistance for out of town and distant meetings as needed. ..
From our friends at Lafourche Parish Government and Community Action. ..
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? ..
From today until September 19th, tribal youth are able to vote online in the UHN Youth Council Elections. Additionally, tribal youth will be operating a booth at the September 20-21st UHN Powwow where tribal youth can vote in person. Voting will close at 3pm Sunday, September 21, 2014. Election results will be announced at the close of the powwow. ..
The American Diabetes Association is a great source of information about what's going on in the world of diabetes health care. Metformin is the typical "beginner" medication for most individuals diagnosed with diabetes; however, what happens often is metformin is often not enough. ..