Luke Jansen

Cut Off, Louisiana

United Houma Nation
“You’re either trawling, working with family, having fun or you’re somewhere working. It’s just an experience you gotta try it and see what you like. I like the dancing. That’s one thing I like to do. I like the fact that you are able to jump around a lot. I get into a trance when I do it. You’re having fun and you don’t want to stop”

“It means a lot. It’s unity. We are one of the biggest tribes that are still here and we’re starting to finally be noticed by the actual government itself.”

“It’s an experience, that’s for sure. You have thunderstorms. You have all the water around you. You have family that can be out of hand sometimes, and then you just have an overall coming together and that’s about it, you know, it’s just family.”