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United Houma Nation Suffers Casualties from Hurricane Ida


September 1, 2021

Damage sustained from Hurricane Ida (Photo/United Houma Nation)

HOUMA, La. - The United Houma Nation, based in Golden Meadow, La., reported major devastation suffered during Hurricane Ida on Sunday that included deaths and multiple injuries.

"Our tribe has suffered deaths and injuries. We just don't have a count yet," United Houma Nation Tribal Chief August Creppel said to Native News Online late Monday night.

"I am very heartbroken as chief of the United Houma Nation to see the pain my people are going through and to see how their lives have changed in just a few hours, and there was nothing I could have done to change it," Creppel said.


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