United Houma Nation

Meet The Tribal Council



Michael Dardar Sr.

Michael Raymond Dardar Sr. was born in Golden Meadow, Louisiana.  He is the son of Raymond Mayheart Dardar and Elsie Dardar. Michael spent childhood and adolescent years trawling and trapping with his father, later, working as crane operator, diesel mechanic, and tankerman. He was a member of the UHN Tribal Council for 16 years serving as Vice-Principal Chief and appointed tribal historian by then Principal Chief Brenda Dardar Robichaux. Mr. Dardar is the author of 3 books on tribal history and culture, a contributor to 3 anthologies and numerous articles on coastal and Indigenous issues.

District 11 covers Lafourche Parish- The area of Cut Off (70345) north of the South Lafourche Bridge as divided by East 90th Street along Hwy 308 and Tarpon Pass between LA)1 and Hwy 3235, Larose (70373), Lockport (70374), Mathews (70375), Gheens (70355), Raceland (70394), and Thibodaux (70301).