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Meskwaki Nation Photo Gallery

May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
On Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki Commons the MSS will be hosting Art & Culture Night. The Concert will start at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be available. Door … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night
Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
5:00 pm
The STC Title VI – Native American Program will be hosting a Parent Information Night on Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00-6:00 pm in the South Tama Elementary Cafeteria. Parents, guardians and families are invited to … Continue reading STC Title VI – Parent Information Night
STC Elementary Cafeteria
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
The Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum will be hosting a guest speaker on Friday, May 3rd. Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams is visiting the United States from Germany, and has scheduled a lecture here on the Settlement. … Continue reading Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams
Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join RISE (Resources for Indigenous Survivors and Empowerment) as they host a day of awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous Women. On Sunday, May 5th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the State of Iowa … Continue reading National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally
State of Iowa Capital Complex - West Capitol Terrace Stage
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Seed and Transplant Giveaway
Meskwaki Tribal Center
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Seed and Transplant Giveaway
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Canceled: Seed and Transplant Giveaway
Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
On Thursday, May 9th at 11:30 a.m. FEMA will be on site for a signing ceremony. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Tribe will come together to enter into a FEMA-Tribal Agreement for the … Continue reading Signing Ceremony
Tribal Chambers
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
10:30 am
On Wednesday, May 15th Meskwaki Nation Probation Department and the Staff and Workforce Development Program will be hosting a Job Skills Workshop. This workshop will be from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm and held in … Continue reading Job Skills Worksho
Meskwaki Tribal Center - East Conference Room
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2019. It will start at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
12:00 pm
 
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
5:00 pm
Join us in honoring Meskwaki High School Class of 2019 on Friday, May 17th. All singers and dancers are invited! 5:00 pm – Meal in the Commons 7:00 pm – Grand Entry at the West … Continue reading Pride Week Powwow
Meskwaki Settlement School - West Baseball Field
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
On April 8, 2019, the Tribal Council issued an Order for Special Election due to a resignation of a Tribal Council member, Harvey Davenport, Jr. The Special Election will fill one vacancy for the remainder … Continue reading Nomination Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
5:00 pm
Tribal Council has scheduled a General Meeting to take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the MBCH Convention Center. Agenda: 5:00 pm – Dinner served in the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. 6:00 pm – … Continue reading General Meeting
MBCH Convention Center
May 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Have your child bring their two-piece dress or shirt to change in to for graduation at 2:30 pm at the Meskwaki Settlement School.
Meskwaki Settlement School
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
1:00 pm
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019 1:00 PM – Grand Entry 4:00 PM – Meskwaki Games – Men’s Moccasin Games & Women’s Bone Dice 5:00 PM – Dinner – Bring a side dish to share 7:00 PM … Continue reading Graduation Powwow – Save The Date!
Meskwaki Settlement School
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
May 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
Weather Spotter Training with National Weather Service Meteorologists Learn how to: Identify and report severe weather Spotter safety Severe weather climatology in Iowa Thunderstorm structure and threats And more! When: Wednesday, May 29th from 4:30 … Continue reading Weather Spotter Training
MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room

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Hydrant Flushing Week
Hydrant Flushing Week
Apr 29 – May 3 all-day
Hydrant Flushing Week
 
Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
On Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki Commons the MSS will be hosting Art & Culture Night. The Concert will start at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be available. Door … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night
STC Title VI – Parent Information Night 5:00 pm
STC Title VI – Parent Information Night @ STC Elementary Cafeteria
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
STC Title VI - Parent Information Night @ STC Elementary Cafeteria
The STC Title VI – Native American Program will be hosting a Parent Information Night on Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00-6:00 pm in the South Tama Elementary Cafeteria. Parents, guardians and families are invited to … Continue reading STC Title VI – Parent Information Night
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Pella Tulip Festibal Trip 9:00 am
Pella Tulip Festibal Trip
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Pella Tulip Festibal Trip
 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams 7:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams @ Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams @ Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
The Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum will be hosting a guest speaker on Friday, May 3rd. Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams is visiting the United States from Germany, and has scheduled a lecture here on the Settlement. … Continue reading Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams
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National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally 1:00 pm
National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally @ State of Iowa Capital Complex - West Capitol Terrace Stage
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally @ State of Iowa Capital Complex - West Capitol Terrace Stage
Join RISE (Resources for Indigenous Survivors and Empowerment) as they host a day of awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous Women. On Sunday, May 5th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the State of Iowa … Continue reading National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally
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Seed and Transplant Giveaway 10:00 am
Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Seed and Transplant Giveaway
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Seed and Transplant Giveaway 11:00 am
Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Seed and Transplant Giveaway
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Canceled: Seed and Transplant Giveaway 10:00 am
Canceled: Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Canceled: Seed and Transplant Giveaway @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Get seeds and transplants for your home garden! Pick up some easy to grow vegetables, herbs & flowers, courtesy of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty. Free and open to anyone. Growing information will be shared along with … Continue reading Canceled: Seed and Transplant Giveaway
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Signing Ceremony 11:30 am
Signing Ceremony @ Tribal Chambers
May 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Signing Ceremony @ Tribal Chambers
On Thursday, May 9th at 11:30 a.m. FEMA will be on site for a signing ceremony. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Tribe will come together to enter into a FEMA-Tribal Agreement for the … Continue reading Signing Ceremony
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Job Skills Worksho 10:30 am
Job Skills Worksho @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - East Conference Room
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Job Skills Worksho @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - East Conference Room
On Wednesday, May 15th Meskwaki Nation Probation Department and the Staff and Workforce Development Program will be hosting a Job Skills Workshop. This workshop will be from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm and held in … Continue reading Job Skills Worksho
Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2019. It will start at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Plaza 9 Movie 12:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie
 
Pride Week Powwow 5:00 pm
Pride Week Powwow @ Meskwaki Settlement School - West Baseball Field
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pride Week Powwow @ Meskwaki Settlement School - West Baseball Field
Join us in honoring Meskwaki High School Class of 2019 on Friday, May 17th. All singers and dancers are invited! 5:00 pm – Meal in the Commons 7:00 pm – Grand Entry at the West … Continue reading Pride Week Powwow
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Nomination Meeting 7:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
On April 8, 2019, the Tribal Council issued an Order for Special Election due to a resignation of a Tribal Council member, Harvey Davenport, Jr. The Special Election will fill one vacancy for the remainder … Continue reading Nomination Meeting
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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MSS Elementary Track & Field Meet
MSS Elementary Track & Field Meet @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 23 all-day
MSS Elementary Track & Field Meet @ Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Birthday Meal 11:00 am
Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
General Meeting 5:00 pm
General Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
General Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Tribal Council has scheduled a General Meeting to take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the MBCH Convention Center. Agenda: 5:00 pm – Dinner served in the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. 6:00 pm – … Continue reading General Meeting
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MSS Pre-K Graduation 2:30 pm
MSS Pre-K Graduation @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Have your child bring their two-piece dress or shirt to change in to for graduation at 2:30 pm at the Meskwaki Settlement School.
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Graduation Powwow – Save The Date! 1:00 pm
Graduation Powwow – Save The Date! @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Graduation Powwow - Save The Date! @ Meskwaki Settlement School
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019 1:00 PM – Grand Entry 4:00 PM – Meskwaki Games – Men’s Moccasin Games & Women’s Bone Dice 5:00 PM – Dinner – Bring a side dish to share 7:00 PM … Continue reading Graduation Powwow – Save The Date!
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Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Weather Spotter Training 4:30 pm
Weather Spotter Training @ MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room
May 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Weather Spotter Training @ MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room
Weather Spotter Training with National Weather Service Meteorologists Learn how to: Identify and report severe weather Spotter safety Severe weather climatology in Iowa Thunderstorm structure and threats And more! When: Wednesday, May 29th from 4:30 … Continue reading Weather Spotter Training
Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk 5:00 pm
Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk @ Tribal Court - Parking Lot
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mother's Day Fun Run/Walk @ Tribal Court - Parking Lot
Kekienanaki Kiakwitenabena “Our mothers and aunts/mothers we will lift them up” Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk – a special event to educate families on financial empowerment. Healthy finances contribute to healthy families. May 29, 2019 – … Continue reading Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk
Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled
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Meet & Greet BIA Officers 9:00 am
Meet & Greet BIA Officers @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Meet & Greet BIA Officers @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Join Tribal Council and Executive staff to welcome Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Micheal Cizek. The officers from the Bureau of Indian Affairs have come to the Meskwaki Nation to assist the Meskwaki Police Department … Continue reading Meet & Greet BIA Officers
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MBCH Senior Cookout 12:00 pm
MBCH Senior Cookout @ Meskwaki Senior Services
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
MBCH Senior Cookout @ Meskwaki Senior Services