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MSS Language Night

Join the Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, January 29th for their monthly Language Night Event!

5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni, Meal will be served in Commons.

6:00 pm – Kiaditobeni Kekoani, Crafts in the Elementary Gym.

Families are invited for food and fun! Please note that activities will conclude by 8:00 pm.

General Meeting to be held on January 29th

Tribal Council will be having a General Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

The Agenda is as follows:

5:00 pm – Dinner served in the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

  1. Welcome – Dawson Davenport, Chairman
  2. Meskwaki Natural Resources  – Jarrett Pfrimmer, Director
  3. Hemp Program – Joseph VanGorp, Director
  4. Meskwaki Apprenticeship Program – Matt Bear, Director
  5. Meskwaki, Inc. – Robert Bills, CEO
  6. Health and Rec Center Updates – Rudy Papakee, Director
  7. Fiscal – Stephen Scott
  8. Question / Comment Period

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Buffalo Meat Distribution, Feb. 12th

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Wednesday, February 12th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at the Tribal Center Front Entrance.

This is a 5 pound distribution for Enrolled Members, receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag. There will be roasts, stew and ground meat available.

Specialty parts available at South Farm Office including kidney, liver, heart, tongue and you can sign up for hides and rib bones too!

MNR Office (641) 484-3511.

Tonight: Owner Appreciation Dinner

Join Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel as they host their annual Owner Appreciation  Meal today from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center!


Carving Station:

  • House Smoked Turkey & Slow Roasted Beef Strip Loin

Midwest Station:

  • Herb Roasted Airline Chicken Breast
  • Smoked Bacon and Wild Rice Casserole
  • Sage Dressing
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes with Beef and Turkey Gravy
  • Corn & Green Beans

Cold Appetizers:

  • Meat and Cheese Display
  • Assorted Salads
  • Fruit Tree Display

Kids’ Corner:

  • Mac ‘n Cheese
  • Waffle Fries
  • Funnel Fries
  • Chicken Strips
  • Cheeseburger Sliders
  • Deep Dish Pizza

Pasta Station:

  • Chicken Alfredo
  • Breaded Ravioli  w’ Marinara Sauce
  • Garlic Breadsticks


  • Miniature Pie Display

For questions contact Katy Croskey at (641) 484-2108.

Boys/Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting

The Meskwaki Youth Program will be having a Boys/Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting tomorrow, January 15th in the MSS High School Commons. The Boys meeting will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm and the Girls from 7:00-8:00 pm.

Boys Lacrosse is for boys ages 9 to 13 years, there will be a $30 registration fee for each participant. During this meeting they will discuss practice times, knuckle head uniforms, upcoming clinics and lacrosse games and tournaments.

Girls Lacrosse is for girls in grades 4th through 6th, there will also be a $30 registration fee per participant. During this meeting they will discuss coaches, girls team name/logo/colors/uniform, practice times, upcoming clinics, lacrosse games and tournaments.

This will be a recreational lacrosse program for all Meskwaki children.

For questions please contact MYP at 641-484-5369.

Today – Last Day to Register for the SettFit Challenge

Today is the last day to register for the 2020 SettFit Challenge! You can stop in to the Clinic or Wellness from 12:00 pm (Noon) until 7:00 pm. Everyone who registers will receive a $10 Subway gift card, a weekly workout program, nutritional guide, activity and food logs.

We will NOT accept late registrations once the challenges begins on January 13th so make sure to stop by today to sign-up!

PRIZES INCLUDE: Bike, Smart Watch, Air Pods & Running Shoes!

Grand  prize awarded in three (3) categories:

  • Most WEIGHT LOST (Weight by Percentage – 3 women’s winners/3 men’s winners)
  • Most MUSCLE BUILT (Muscle Mass – 3 women’s winners/3 men’s winners)
  • Most CHALLENGE Points (Largest Point Total – 1 women’s winner/1 men’s winner)

Prizes awarded in three (3) age groups:

  • Female Ages  18 – 34
  • Female Ages 35 – 50
  • Female Ages 51+
  • Male Ages 18 – 34
  • Male Ages 35-50
  • Male Ages 51+

For complete rules see link > 2020 SETTFIT CHALLENGE RULES