Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
On Thursday, January 2nd U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his “Not Me, Us” bus tour on the Meskwaki Settlement at the Meskwaki High School. Dawson Davenport, Donielle Wanatee, and Marley Whitefish, all who are members of the Meskwaki Nation spoke at the Town Hall Meeting.
On Thursday, January 2nd Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative hosted a Hunters Feast for the community to come together and eat a traditional meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game. The menu included: Buffalo, Deer, Turkey, Beaver, Raccoon, and Squirrel. There was also Archery for All Ages which was sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.
The Meskwaki Higher Education Program held their 4th Annual College Panel on Monday, Dec. 23rd where Meskwaki Warrior Alumni who are currently attending college had the chance to share their college experiences with MHS students. The Meskwaki Warrior Alumni included: Kade Brown who attends Fort Lewis College in Colorado. Morgan Bear who studied at Kirkwood Community College, The University of Northern Iowa, and is now currently studying at Iowa State University. Tylen Garcia who attends Marshalltown Community College. Tyus Grant whose attended Coe College, Kirkwood Community College and is now currently studying at the University of Northern Iowa. Marybelle Armajo whose studying at Coe College. Tracie Kapayou whose attending Capri College. And last, but not least, Danielle Seymour who is attending Kirkwood Community College. The college students spoke about what it’s like being a native college student, what their favorite college experience was, the obstacles they had to overcome while in college and what kept them going. The high school students also had the chance to ask any questions they had about college. The event was live-streamed by Meskwaki Media Services and posted onto the Sac & Fox Tribe’s Facebook page.
On Saturday, Dec. 21st the Meskwaki Warriors faced off against Walthill Blue Jays, a Native American school from Walthill, Nebraska. The Lady Warriors defeated The Lady Jays 70-39. The Warrior Boys Varsity team were down 33-34 going into halftime but came out with a 77-58 win over Walthill. The Lady Warriors are now 7-2, while the Warrior Boys are 6-1.
Jason Jefferson from the Meskwaki Wellness Center will be having Senior Workouts for Seniors starting January 13th and ending February 6th. The workouts will be held at the Senior Center on Monday’s and Thursday’s from 11:30 -11:50 AM.
The Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department sponsored a Santa Dash on Saturday, Dec. 14th in which the community ran in support of the youth. Participants wore Santa and/or Holiday Gear and received free t-shirts. All participants also had the chance to win gift cards!
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!
Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.
Holiday Meat Distribution, 5 pounds for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!
Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!