UHN Raising Funds for Hurricane Laura Relief and Tribal Hurricane/Disaster Reserve Fund

The United Houma Nation is keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Laura and has concerns for our westernmost communities in St. Mary Parish that are at highest risk for high winds and our most vulnerable communities that either live outside of the levee systems or have new or incomplete levee systems that have never been … Read more UHN Raising Funds for Hurricane Laura Relief and Tribal Hurricane/Disaster Reserve Fund

Principal Chief Declares Emergency in Advance of Landfall of Marco and Laura

With Tropical Storms Marco and Laura moving quickly towards the Louisiana coast. The occurrence of two tropical events in the Gulf of Mexico is historic and unprecedented that both are currently forecasted to make landfall along coastal Louisiana.  Additionally because of the unprecedented action, the ability for meteorological accuracy in predicting track and intensity is … Read more Principal Chief Declares Emergency in Advance of Landfall of Marco and Laura

Dr. Douglas Walker Joins the UHN Daily Social Check-In Friday, April 4th

Douglas Walker, PhD, is the Clinical Director of Mercy Family Center in New Orleans.  Dr. Walker has focused significant effort post Katrina on the community mental health needs of communities after disasters with particular emphasis on youth experiencing trauma.  He is a recognized expert sought to help communities during and post trauma such as the … Read more Dr. Douglas Walker Joins the UHN Daily Social Check-In Friday, April 4th

Election Qualifying Modifications Announced by Election Board

As of March 24, 2020   In light of the Coronavirus Outbreak across the US and the closing of the UHN and other governmental offices in the “shelter in place” order, the UHN Election Board met virtually to consider how best to comply with the UHN Constitution, but also ensure potential candidates are able to … Read more Election Qualifying Modifications Announced by Election Board

UHN Offices Close to the Public in Compliance of Governor’s Request for Louisianians to Stay Home

In light of Governor John Bel Edwards’ mandate to shelter in place, effective Monday, March 23, 2020 all UHN offices are closed to the public.  Staff will be teleworking and essential personnel will be in the office as needed.  The UHN is in our emergency operations mode, which means we are actively seeking information on … Read more UHN Offices Close to the Public in Compliance of Governor’s Request for Louisianians to Stay Home

UHN Announces Postponements and Cancellations Due to Risk Coronvirus Exposure

After consulting with Public Health Officials the UHN Tribal Council has agreed to postpone the 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, March 21st and the Celebrating ABILITIES Powwow scheduled for March 21-22.  Additionally, the March 14 Tribal Council Meeting has been cancelled.  The precautions are to help with limiting exposure of the virus within our tribal … Read more UHN Announces Postponements and Cancellations Due to Risk Coronvirus Exposure

Congratulations Marina Serigny on your Retirement

During the February 8 2020 Tribal Council Meeting, Chief Creppel and the Tribal Council honored and recognized Ms. Marina Serigny for her years of service upon her retirement.  Ms. Serigny, who is originally from Point aux Chene but now resides in Golden Meadow, worked in the UHN Enrollment Office off and on since the 1970 … Read more Congratulations Marina Serigny on your Retirement