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Mar
17
Tue
CANCELED – Special Meeting re: MBCH Concerns @ MBCH Convention Center
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm

CANCELED – RESCHEDULED TO LATER DATE. There will be a Special Meeting held regarding Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel Concerns on Tuesday, March 17th in the MBCH Convention Center. Dinner will be served at 5:00 pm and the meeting will begin at 6:00 pm.

Tribal Members and MBCH Employees are invited to attend this meeting.

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Mar
18
Wed
Senior Meal Delivery
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery

The Senior Center will provide lunch through home meal delivery each weekday during the temporary closure of Meskwaki Tribal Operations.  Seniors who would like a meal should call the center at (641) 484-9222 before 10 AM for delivery.

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Mar
23
Mon
Temporary Closure Settlement School
Mar 23 – May 27 all-day
Temporary Closure Settlement School

Meskwaki Settlement School

Starting Thursday, March 19th the Meskwaki Settlement School, including offices, will be closed.   However, the elementary and middle/high schools will be open this Wednesday, March 18th from 2-6pm to allow students to retrieve essential items (like medication, laptops, etc.).  If you need to get your child’s medication, an authorized adult MUST sign for it.  It cannot be given to children.  We are in the process of sanitizing our buildings, so access should be quick and targeted to retrieve only the items you need.  Communication regarding academic support will be sent home from the school later today.  Families may utilize the email directory located on the school’s webpage to connect with staff during the closing.

 

 

 

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Mar
30
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Mar
31
Tue
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone

Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm by telephone.  (Changed from the 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.

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Apr
4
Sat
Postponed – Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Prevention Walk/Run
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Will reschedule at later date.

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Apr
11
Sat
Canceled – MSS Prom Night
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
13
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
16
Thu
POSTPONED – Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
POSTPONED - Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

In light of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and recommendation on events and mass gatherings, the Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair will be postponed to a later date.

Details will be forthcoming and follow up will be completed by members of the Diabetes Program.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
20
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
22
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

Held via Zoom due to Covid19 safety precautions.

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Apr
23
Thu
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
27
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
29
Wed
Canceled – MSS Fine Arts Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
30
Thu
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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May
2
Sat
Postponed MMIW Rally – Details TBA @ Des Moines, IA
May 2 all-day
May
12
Tue
Postponed Foster Care Powwow – Details TBA @ TBA
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
13
Wed
Canceled Tribal Council Meeting
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canceled Tribal Council Meeting

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled via Zoom has been canceled.  A rescheduled date will be announced soon.

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May
17
Sun
MSS Graduation @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 17 @ 2:00 pm
May
20
Wed
Postponed – Tribal Council Meeting
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Postponed - Tribal Council Meeting

The Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th has been postponed. A reschedule date will be announced soon.

 

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May
22
Fri
Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed for Construction
May 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed for Construction

Building closed today for construction.

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May
25
Mon
Senior Meals, Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy CLOSED – Memorial Day
May 25 all-day

No services today due to the holiday.

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May
28
Thu
Tribal Council Meeting
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

Tribal Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 28th at 5 PM. Due to COVID-19 the meeting will be held via Zoom.

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Mar
17
Tue
CANCELED – Special Meeting re: MBCH Concerns @ MBCH Convention Center
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm

CANCELED – RESCHEDULED TO LATER DATE. There will be a Special Meeting held regarding Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel Concerns on Tuesday, March 17th in the MBCH Convention Center. Dinner will be served at 5:00 pm and the meeting will begin at 6:00 pm.

Tribal Members and MBCH Employees are invited to attend this meeting.

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Mar
18
Wed
Senior Meal Delivery
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery

The Senior Center will provide lunch through home meal delivery each weekday during the temporary closure of Meskwaki Tribal Operations.  Seniors who would like a meal should call the center at (641) 484-9222 before 10 AM for delivery.

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Mar
23
Mon
Temporary Closure Settlement School
Mar 23 – May 27 all-day
Temporary Closure Settlement School

Meskwaki Settlement School

Starting Thursday, March 19th the Meskwaki Settlement School, including offices, will be closed.   However, the elementary and middle/high schools will be open this Wednesday, March 18th from 2-6pm to allow students to retrieve essential items (like medication, laptops, etc.).  If you need to get your child’s medication, an authorized adult MUST sign for it.  It cannot be given to children.  We are in the process of sanitizing our buildings, so access should be quick and targeted to retrieve only the items you need.  Communication regarding academic support will be sent home from the school later today.  Families may utilize the email directory located on the school’s webpage to connect with staff during the closing.

 

 

 

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Mar
30
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Mar
31
Tue
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone

Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm by telephone.  (Changed from the 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.

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Apr
4
Sat
Postponed – Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Prevention Walk/Run
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Will reschedule at later date.

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Apr
11
Sat
Canceled – MSS Prom Night
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
13
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
16
Thu
POSTPONED – Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
POSTPONED - Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

In light of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and recommendation on events and mass gatherings, the Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair will be postponed to a later date.

Details will be forthcoming and follow up will be completed by members of the Diabetes Program.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
20
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
22
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

Held via Zoom due to Covid19 safety precautions.

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Apr
23
Thu
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
27
Mon
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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Apr
29
Wed
Canceled – MSS Fine Arts Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
30
Thu
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up

Starting Monday, April 12th,  there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have to go out to get lunches, we will be covering multiple days with less lunch pick-ups. Our lunch pick-ups will now only be on Mondays and Thursdays. The Monday lunches will have enough food to cover Monday through Wednesday and the Thursday lunches will cover Thursday and Friday.

So starting next week, we will begin our curbside lunch pick-ups on Monday and Thursday only from 11 am – 12 pm. Just a reminder that meals CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED TO THE CHILD. Simply arrive WITH YOUR CHILDREN (ages 18 or younger) to the elementary school front entrance curb and we will bring the lunches to you. Stay Safe!!

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May
2
Sat
Postponed MMIW Rally – Details TBA @ Des Moines, IA
May 2 all-day
May
12
Tue
Postponed Foster Care Powwow – Details TBA @ TBA
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
13
Wed
Canceled Tribal Council Meeting
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canceled Tribal Council Meeting

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled via Zoom has been canceled.  A rescheduled date will be announced soon.

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May
17
Sun
MSS Graduation @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 17 @ 2:00 pm
May
20
Wed
Postponed – Tribal Council Meeting
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Postponed - Tribal Council Meeting

The Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th has been postponed. A reschedule date will be announced soon.

 

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May
22
Fri
Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed for Construction
May 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed for Construction

Building closed today for construction.

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May
25
Mon
Senior Meals, Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy CLOSED – Memorial Day
May 25 all-day

No services today due to the holiday.

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May
28
Thu
Tribal Council Meeting
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

Tribal Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 28th at 5 PM. Due to COVID-19 the meeting will be held via Zoom.

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