Important information for Individuals in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and Terrebonne Parish who experienced damage or loss from Hurricane Zeta back in October 2020. https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2917
The UHN is working with Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to survey tribal citizens to assess the impacts of COVID-19 within our tribal community. The first 300 (eligible) people to respond, will receive a $10 gift card for your time and assistance with gathering this important information. The total time needed … Read more Tulane COVID Survey
The United Houma Nation has officially gone live with the UHN Merchandise Store featuring items such as masks, wearable pins, hats, and much more. With this launch, we have moved to a national shipping option for members all across the United States. Many of these orders have even reached states like Alaska and California. Any … Read more Launching the UHN Custom Merchandise Store
I once had a conversation with a good friend of mine in which I was asked to explain Federal Recognition and the tribe’s efforts towards gaining Recognition status. After a lengthy explanation detailing the years of struggle, I was asked, what I consider a profound question, “Why are you doing all of this? Why aren’t … Read more Being Houma
Houma, LA – The Daigleville all Indian School has just been accepted to move onto the next phase to be listed as a national historic place of the United Houma Nation. Recently, the United Houma Nation met with the Louisiana Historic Preservation Office over zoom to discuss the architectural significance of Daigleville School. The period … Read more Daigleville “All Indian” School moves forward as being listed a National Historic Place in Terrebonne Parish
You can’t be a real Indian; you don’t have an Indian name like “Running Deer” or “Crazy Horse.” Your skin isn’t dark enough or your skin is too dark. Your nose is too small, your hair isn’t long straight and black, or you don’t live in a teepee. Most of us have heard these … Read more What is an Indian?
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