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Tribal Operations Update

Shelter-in-place orders will remain in effect through Friday, May 1st.  Tribal Operations to remain closed through May 1st.  If the Tribe needs to extend the stay-in-place order after May 1st, all Tribal Operations employees will have a reduction in hours to 32 per week w/ full benefits.

Thank you for your understanding.

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Hemp Dept. Name Change

The Tribal Council is soliciting potential names for a new tribally chartered corporation which will grow and process hemp on the Settlement into a variety of potential products to be marketed by the tribe. Deadline for recommendations is December 18th at 12:00pm.
If you have any recommendations, please email
Joseph VanGorp at hd.exec@meskwaki-nsn.gov

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MHEP: Fill Out The FAFSA Night – This Evening!


Meskwaki Higher Education Program Fill out the FAFSA Night

4:00-6:00, THIS EVENING, in the Meskwaki Higher Education Program office (2nd floor of Meskwaki High School)

Open to everyone, regardless of where they attend school.

Bring with you: Parent and student 2018 tax form and social security number

Pizza dinner will be provided.

Call to reserve and appointment: 484-3157.  Walk-ins welcome!

If you are not able to make it this evening, you may call to schedule an appointment for another time.

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Powwow Information

Tribal Operations will be closed on Thursday and Friday afternoon for the Annual Pow Wow.  Please note, the Executive Office respectfully consulted with the family and obtained their permission to proceed with the Annual Pow Wow as they indicated their loved one would have wanted the Pow Wow to continue.  Please keep the family in your hearts and minds as we move forward with this event.


Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.


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Tribal Council Welcomes New Police Chief and BIA Officers

On Thursday, May 30th, 2019, Tribal Council and the community welcomed Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Micheal Cizek to the Meskwaki Nation. The officers from the Bureau of Indian Affairs came to the Meskwaki Nation to assist the Meskwaki Police Department as it recruits additional team members.  At the community event, new Police Chief Jacob Molitor was sworn in.  Chief Molitor began working as a police officer at the MNPD in 2012 and was promoted to detective in 2016.  He has been dedicated to the community for many years.

Molitor received his Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement from Minnesota State University Mankato and received his Masters of Science in Public Safety Executive Leadership through St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Congratulations, Chief Molitor, on your new position with the MNPD. Thank you for your dedication and leadership to the Meskwaki Community.


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