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Dec
19
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the

Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available.

Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter's Feast @ Tribal Center Gym

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm.

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Community Meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game.  Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

Also, Archery for all ages will begin at 4:00 pm! Archery is sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

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Dec
20
Fri
Amana Colonies & Coralville Trip
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dec
21
Sat
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym

Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym!

Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with coffee or juice.

Children’s entertainment provided by Living Characters!

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Dec
23
Mon
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program | Tama | Iowa | United States

Click here to watch the livestream: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/collegepanel

Join us for a LIVE panel discussion about the college experience with MSS Warrior alumni who are currently attending college.

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Christmas Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior’s Christmas Party & Gift Exchange @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
24
Tue
MSS Winter Break – CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Dec 24 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the

Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available.

Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Nicole’s Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nicole's Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room

Please join us on Tuesday, December 24th to wish Nicole Peterson (Meskwaki Health Clinic) Farewell as she begins a new chapter!

Tuesday, December 24th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Conference Room at the Health Clinic. Cake and ice cream will be provided. We hope to see you there!

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Tribal Operations – Closing at 12pm
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dec
25
Wed
Tribal Operations Closed – Christmas Holiday
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
26
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the

Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available.

Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Dec
27
Fri
Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

Join us on Friday, December 27th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar for a Coat and Boot Giveaway! This event is open to the community for children in need.

The coats and boots available were donated by Tribal Operations Staff during their Employee Holiday Party held on December 13th.

Available Boys Boots Sizes: 13 (2), 12 (2), 10 (2), 9 (1)

Available Girls Boots Sizes: 2 (2), 4 (3), 6 (1), 7 (1), 9 (1), 10 (1), 11 (5)

Available Boys Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (2), 5T (5), Youth Small (1), S 6/7 (1), S 8 (1), M (1), M 10/12 (1), XL 14/16 (1)

Available Girls Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (1), 5T (3), XS 4/5 (2), S 7/8 (1), M 7/8 (1), 8/10 (1), M 10/12 (1), LG 10/12 (1), Women’s M (1)

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Dec
31
Tue
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the

Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available.

Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Medicare Reimbursement Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Senior’s New Year’s Eve Party @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow @ MSS High School Gym
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 12:30 am
New Year's Eve Sobriety Powwow @ MSS High School Gym | Tama | Iowa | United States

2020 Meskwaki Nation New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow

December 31st, 6:00 pm Grand Entry At Meskwaki Settlement High School Gym

T-shirts while supplies last!

Head Staff:

MC – Matt Bear

MC – Bessie Scott

AD – Odie Old Bear

AD – Taurice Grant

Head Man – Drayton Roberts

Head Woman – Lauren Keahna

Contests & Specials:

Tiny Tots sponsored by Meskwaki Family Services

Junior & Teens sponsored by Meskwaki Youth Program

Juniors: 1st: $50, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, 4th: $20

Teens: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $80, 4th $70

Adults (ages 18-54)

Golden Age (ages 55+)

Head Man Special (ages 16+) Men’s Woodland Style 1st: $400 & Gift Bag, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200

DOOR PRIZES (must be present to win) Adult Grand Door Prize – Set of 4 tires, Youth Grand Door Prize – Trampoline & Gift Card

Midnight Snack – Sandwiches, chips and cookies

Drug and alcohol free event

Sponsored by the Meskwaki Health Clinic

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Jan
1
Wed
Tribal Ops Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Tribal Ops Closed

Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in observance of the New Year Holiday.

Normal business hours will resume Thursday, January 2nd.

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Jan
2
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the

Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available.

Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm
Hunters Feast @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hunters Feast @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons

Join us for the Hunters Feast on Thursday, January 2nd from 4:00 – 7:00 pm  at the Meskwaki Settlement School. This event is free and open to everyone!

Archery for ALL AGES begins at 4:00 pm in the Elementary Gym. – Sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

Meal will be served at 5:00 pm in the Commons.

Join us for our 2nd annual community meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game. Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

Hosted by Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative.

 

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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 15 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 16 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
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9:00 am MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
10:00 am Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
12:00 pm Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki … Continue reading Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach
9:00 am CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Save the Date: 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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
5:00 pm CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center. Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics … Continue reading CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting
5:00 pm CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Save the Date: 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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
5:00 pm CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meeting dates/times are … Continue reading CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting
9:00 am MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
10:00 am Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
11:00 am Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
12:00 pm CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
5:00 pm POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter's Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm. This event is FREE and … Continue reading POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast
8:00 am CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym! Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with … Continue reading CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus