United Houma Nation

Information


Size: 22 interviews on 38 recordings


Dates of interviews: 1996, 1997, 2003, 2009, 2010


Principle Interviewers: Mary Price, Pamela Dean


Audio Availability: MP3


Processing Status: Unprocessed collection; see note below


Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts


Description: This collection records the experiences of members of the United Houma Nation (UHN) of Southern Louisiana during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The interviewees lived in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but the dialogues also address issues dating back over one hundred before the interviews took place. Not all interviewees in the series are members of the UHN; some are Euro-Americans who worked with, taught, or interacted with the UHN, while others are members of separate Indian groups who lived in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. Nevertheless, the oral testimonies of those interviewed reflect social and economic conditions of southern Louisiana as they affected (and continue to affect) Native Americans in general and the UHN in particular. All interviews were conducted by Daniel d'Oney for research on his dissertation. Further interviews took place to turn the dissertation into a monograph.


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Interview Abstracts


Jeanette Belanger


Marie Billiot


Jim Blanchard


Whitney Boudreaux


Donna Kay Campbell


Ronald Courteaux, Marie M. Foret, & Audrey Westerman


Clyde M. Dion


Rita and Howard Dion


Marie Dion


Mary and Antoine Francis


Kevin Kelley


Dr. James E. LaNasa


Laise Ledet


Stacy Molinere and Rebecca Guidry


Albert Naquin


Roch Naquin


Roy Parfait


L.W. Grey Hawk Perkins


Brenda Dardar Robichaux


Alice Rothrock


John Silver


Kirby Verret


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