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Update: Meskwaki, Inc. Closure Announcement

In light of the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 and continued recommendations as to precautionary measures to be taken to limit the spread of the virus, it has been decided that closure of Meskwaki, Inc. businesses will begin March 18, 2020, until March 27, 2020.

The closure does not include the Travel Plaza, Meskwaki Fuels, and other essential personnel needed to complete accounting and warehouse responsibilities. Reassessment of closure will take place on March 25, 2020, to determine if it is necessary to continue closure.


Tribal Council Meeting to be held March 31, 2020

Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.  (Changed from March 25th.)

Please note: Attendance is limited to Tribal Council Members and essential staff due to the coronavirus.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chair.

Update: Meskwaki, Inc. to Remain Open

Please read the following message from Mr Robert Bills regarding Meskwaki, Inc.:

“We will remain open; however, as a precautionary measure, Meskwaki, Inc. is temporarily closing its doors to walk-in visitors. If you wish to speak with one of our staff members, please call or email them directly. If you require further assistance, please call the front desk at (641)484-2638. We appreciate your cooperation during this time.”


Meskwaki Dental Clinic Update

The Meskwaki Dental Clinic will be closing at the end of business hours today, March 17th, with emergency services available until 4pm. The Dental Clinic closure will remain in effect until Friday, March 27th as of now and will be re-evaluated to determine if closure should be extended. In the event of a dental emergency  you may call the Meskwaki Health Clinic and ask to speak with a nurse or provider at (641) 484-4094.

Lacrosse Update

From the Meskwaki Youth Program Office:

Greetings Families & Colleagues:

The Meskwaki Knucklehead & Swan Lacrosse Programs & Iowa Lacrosse Association is postponing its scheduled Lacrosse Season in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Coach Britt will update all families once the Iowa Lacrosse Board along with the Iowa Department of Public Health feels it is safe to continue with the season.

We are grateful for your continued support to the Lacrosse Programs here on the Meskwaki Settlement. Please continue to visit or the Lacrosse Facebook Page: for further information and updates.  If you do not have Social Media please contact Coach Britt at (443)714-5052 for more information.