Houma Language Project

Ten Hurricane Ida Experiences the Houma Language Project Can’t Describe


10 definitions that need Uma words

1.

"__________"

The act of visiting a home you lived in.

2.

"__________"

The frustration of watching a house decay.

3.

"__________"

The feeling of seeing the beauty of nature continue after natural disasters.

4.

"__________"

The pain of places lost before children can know them.

5.

"__________"

When a group of people you don't know help you however you need in the moment.

6.

"__________"

The state of going through a hard time but not being able to share it because everyone else you know is also going through a hard time.

7.

"__________"

The state of being elderly and your family making housing choices for you.

8.

"__________"

The stress from living in another person’s home.

9.

"__________"

Worry and grief for knowing how your community will change.

10.

"__________"

Relief from having someone listen to your story.

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