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History

The United Houma Nation is composed of very proud and independent people who have close ties to the water and land of their ancestors. The unique history of our people has shaped our tribe today. The culture and way of life are a lifeline to that history.

Citizen Enrollment

The UHN Enrollment staff and all enrollment records are housed at the Golden Meadow Tribal Center. The UHN staff maintain the official roll for the Tribe, which contains the personal and genealogical information of all living and deceased citizens.

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Store

We are pleased to bring you a variety of products that help you show your Houma PRIDE. The UHN Custom Merchandise Store began as a job training opportunity for tribal citizens. All proceeds support tribal operations. Thank you for your purchase and thank you for supporting the UHN!!!

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Government

The United Houma Nation is governed by an 11 member tribal council elected to serve distinct tribal communities within the 6-parish UHN service area (Terrebonne, Lafourche, Jefferson, St. Mary, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes) as well as a Principal Chief elected by the entire Tribe.  The Tribal Council is charged with creating legislative and policy positions for the Tribe as well as interpretations of the Constitution, ordinances and official actions of the Tribe.  The Principal Chief oversees the day-to-day Administrative functions of the Tribe and ensure the actions of the Tribal Council are acted upon as intended as well as chair meetings of the Tribal Council and vote in the event of a tie.  The Tribal Government is ultimately created to establish appropriate checks and balances on behalf of all Tribal citizens. Check out to see who is your tribal council member. 

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