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Aug
22
Thu
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools

The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

The schedule will be as follows:

  • Middle School – 4:00 pm
  • Elementary – 5:00 pm
  • High School – 6:00 pm

School begins on Friday, August 23, 2019.

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POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Tribal Center Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions, and ask for feedback.

Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.

For questions, please call Tiffany or Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
23
Fri
Grout Museum Exhibit – Waterloo, IA
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aug
25
Sun
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club
Aug 25 all-day
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club

The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club!

*Must sign-up by August 12th!

  • 2 person teams
  • 1 person on the team must be a patient with the Diabetes Program
  • 1 round of golf plus cart paid for by Diabetes Program
  • 2-3 teams per hole will play together
  • This will be an alcohol-free event

For more information or to sign up contact Ashley at (641) 484-9426.

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Aug
26
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program – Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program - Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions and to ask for feedback.

Monday, August 26th

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Light refreshments will be served.

For questions, call Tiffany of Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
27
Tue
Guest Speaker – Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
28
Wed
Diabetes Program: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

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

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Aug
29
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
August Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
30
Fri
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

On Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm for the Labor Day Employee Cookout.

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Sep
2
Mon
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed – LABOR DAY
Sep 2 all-day
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed - LABOR DAY

In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd.

Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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Sep
4
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
5
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sep
9
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO

Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym!

5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups and Traditional Meal will be served. (**Long-sleeved shirts while supplies last**)

  • Present honorary gifts to Eldest of the Tribe
  • Tokan/Kisko importance presentation
  • Traditional dancing and singing and photo area – traditional attire encouraged
  • Door prizes and Elder gifts giveaway
  • Bone Dice for Women and Girls – 200 coin ($0.01) buy-in
  • Moccasin Game for Men and Boys – Winner takes-all
  • Meskwaki word/language challenge for adults
  • MNPD Senior Welfare Program booth and Meskwaki Elders Circle booth will be set up

Event sponsored by: Meskwaki Senior Services, Meskwaki Language Preservation, Meskwaki Youth Program, MNPD, Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Elders Circle, Meskwaki Higher Education, Meskwaki Historic Preservation

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Sep
10
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
11
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sep
12
Thu
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sep
13
Fri
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

The Green Corn Festival is our FALL seasonal meal, taking the place of the former Fall Harvest Celebration. It will take place on Friday, September 13 at the PowWow Grounds. Seasonal meal will be served at 5:00 pm, with dances and other activities to follow. We will be raffling off a variety of door prizes. This is a family friendly event, free and open to EVERYONE.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable dish kits – a reusable plate and bowl, cup, spoon and fork, and  reusable bag to carry everything in. You may also want to bring a cloth napkin and extra containers to bring home leftovers. Everyone who brings a complete dish kit will be able to enter to win EITHER an electric flour mill OR a Bass Pro Shop gift card, both valued at $250. These exclusive raffles will only be open to those who bring reusable dishes. Help us use fewer single use paper and plastic products at our community meals!

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Sep
16
Mon
MSS Homecoming Week @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community Meeting - Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Join us for the Recreation Center Community Presentation on Monday, September 16th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym!

The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm with a meal and following dinner the presentation will begin at 6:00 pm.

**Door Prizes for those in attendance!

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Sep
18
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Aug
22
Thu
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools

The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

The schedule will be as follows:

  • Middle School – 4:00 pm
  • Elementary – 5:00 pm
  • High School – 6:00 pm

School begins on Friday, August 23, 2019.

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POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Tribal Center Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions, and ask for feedback.

Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.

For questions, please call Tiffany or Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
23
Fri
Grout Museum Exhibit – Waterloo, IA
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aug
25
Sun
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club
Aug 25 all-day
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club

The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club!

*Must sign-up by August 12th!

  • 2 person teams
  • 1 person on the team must be a patient with the Diabetes Program
  • 1 round of golf plus cart paid for by Diabetes Program
  • 2-3 teams per hole will play together
  • This will be an alcohol-free event

For more information or to sign up contact Ashley at (641) 484-9426.

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Aug
26
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program – Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program - Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions and to ask for feedback.

Monday, August 26th

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Light refreshments will be served.

For questions, call Tiffany of Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
27
Tue
Guest Speaker – Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
28
Wed
Diabetes Program: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

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

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Aug
29
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
August Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
30
Fri
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

On Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm for the Labor Day Employee Cookout.

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Sep
2
Mon
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed – LABOR DAY
Sep 2 all-day
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed - LABOR DAY

In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd.

Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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Sep
4
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
5
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sep
9
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO

Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym!

5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups and Traditional Meal will be served. (**Long-sleeved shirts while supplies last**)

  • Present honorary gifts to Eldest of the Tribe
  • Tokan/Kisko importance presentation
  • Traditional dancing and singing and photo area – traditional attire encouraged
  • Door prizes and Elder gifts giveaway
  • Bone Dice for Women and Girls – 200 coin ($0.01) buy-in
  • Moccasin Game for Men and Boys – Winner takes-all
  • Meskwaki word/language challenge for adults
  • MNPD Senior Welfare Program booth and Meskwaki Elders Circle booth will be set up

Event sponsored by: Meskwaki Senior Services, Meskwaki Language Preservation, Meskwaki Youth Program, MNPD, Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Elders Circle, Meskwaki Higher Education, Meskwaki Historic Preservation

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Sep
10
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
11
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sep
12
Thu
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sep
13
Fri
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

The Green Corn Festival is our FALL seasonal meal, taking the place of the former Fall Harvest Celebration. It will take place on Friday, September 13 at the PowWow Grounds. Seasonal meal will be served at 5:00 pm, with dances and other activities to follow. We will be raffling off a variety of door prizes. This is a family friendly event, free and open to EVERYONE.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable dish kits – a reusable plate and bowl, cup, spoon and fork, and  reusable bag to carry everything in. You may also want to bring a cloth napkin and extra containers to bring home leftovers. Everyone who brings a complete dish kit will be able to enter to win EITHER an electric flour mill OR a Bass Pro Shop gift card, both valued at $250. These exclusive raffles will only be open to those who bring reusable dishes. Help us use fewer single use paper and plastic products at our community meals!

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Sep
16
Mon
MSS Homecoming Week @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community Meeting - Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Join us for the Recreation Center Community Presentation on Monday, September 16th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym!

The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm with a meal and following dinner the presentation will begin at 6:00 pm.

**Door Prizes for those in attendance!

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Sep
18
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm