United Houma Nation

  • Jun 29, 2014

    The United Houma Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program is hosting a 4 part workshop series for the Older Worker.  More and more older individuals are seeking employment as retirement and social security are not enough to support their families.  However, older job seekers often struggle with how to be competitive and overcome the technology gaps compared to the younger work force. ..

  • Jun 29, 2014

    The United Houma Nation and the Dulac Community Center are hosting a 3-day "Culture Camp" for tribal youth between the ages of 8-18.  The camp will be three full days and 2 nights at the Dulac Community Center.  Youth will have the opportunity to explore tribal culture including regalia making, stickball and traditional cooking.  Also lots of opportunities to have fun in the sun and make new friends. ..

  • Jun 22, 2014

    Greetings from your Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund! ..

  • Jun 22, 2014

    The United Houma Nation became a partner with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) under a National Institute of Environmental Health (NIEH) funded post oil spill research project.  This phase of the project, commonly called GC-HARMS, is assessing the health of individuals who consume seafood.  Particularly, it is trying to determine IF seafood contains elevated levels of harmful chemicals post Deepwater Horizon disaster, as well as do the individuals that consume seafood post oil spill show signs of exposure to harmful PAHs (poly-aromatic hydrocarbons), which are the harmful chemicals found in crude oil. ..

  • Jun 22, 2014

    Earlier in the week, the United Houma Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program announced that the 2014 Celebrating ABILITIES powwow will be dedicated to raising awareness about diabetes management and prevention.  As the UHN experiences such high rates of this complicated condition (nearly 1 in 4 households), the staff wanted to ensure there was an opportunity to have tribal citizens and supporters weigh in on the issue. ..

  • Jun 22, 2014

    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. ..

  • Jun 15, 2014

    Earlier this week, the Houma based Krewe of Hercules became a co-sponsor to the UHN's 6th Annual Celebrating ABILITIES Powwow.  The powwow, which will take place at the Houma Airbase Pavilion on September 20th and 21st, is dedicated to raise awareness of the many strengths and abilities individuals with disabilities bring to our community.  This year's efforts are focused on raising awareness of the effects of diabetes within the community. ..

  • Jun 15, 2014

    In 2010, UHN housholds self reported that 1 in 4 households has someone living with diabetes.  Our communities have very high rates of diabetes and the Tribe recognizes that those figures are growing.  In order to best help our citizens living with this condition, the UHN began a Diabetes Registry. ..

  • Jun 01, 2014

    Greetings from your Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund! ..

  • May 25, 2014

    With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, we would like to take an opportunity to reflect upon the personal sacrifices our men and women have made in the defense of this country for countless generations.  The warrior instinct and responsibility never left our people following colonization.  In fact, American Indians have been and continue to be have the highest rate of service per capita than any other ethnic group. ..