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Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
We’re moving this to 5:30 to hopefully wait out the rain!  Join us for a BBQ and Family Fun Games at the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3rd!  … Continue reading Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
10:00 am
Join us for the Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival on Wednesday, July 10th from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Fun Walk/Run around Red Earth Gardens – Registration starts at 10:00 am, Walk/Run at 10:30 am. Noon … Continue reading Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival
Red Earth Gardens
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
10:30 am
Join us for a Job Skills Workshop on Thursday, July 11th! This training is from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm and will be held in the East Conference Room at the Tribal Center. Some of … Continue reading Job Skills Workshop
Tribal Center - East Conference Room
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
The Weiting Theatre Presents: Our Town by Thornton Wilder Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: July 11th – 13th at 7:30 pm Admission: Adults – $12, Students/Children – $8 Advanced tickets on sale at both State Bank … Continue reading Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play
Weiting Theatre
12:00 am
We’re closed today in celebration of Meskwaki Nation Day!  Come out and celebrate with us on Saturday.  Check out the Events Page for more info!  
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
8:30 am
Meskwaki Nation Day is on Saturday, July 13, 2019. All events will be held at the Meskwaki Tribal Center: Fun Run/Walk 8:30 am – Registration (tshirts) 9:00 am – Start Refreshments provided after. Sponsored by … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Events
Tribal Center
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow July 13, 2019 at the Tribal Center Gym 6:00 pm – Grand Entry Head Staff: Head Man: Sean Keahna, Jr. Head Woman: Delonda Pushetonequa AD: David “Odie” OldBear Specials: Tiny Tots … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us on Monday, July 15 for a Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program! This Cooking Demo will be held at the Meskwaki Health Clinic (Lawn) and will have Grilling Kabobs – steak, chicken, … Continue reading Cooking Demo
Meskwaki Health Clinic
12:00 am
At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board will initially be established through an election process on July 16, selecting … Continue reading School Board Election
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
8:00 am
Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  Registration hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Middle School/High School Offices. First Day of … Continue reading MSS School Registration
Meskwaki Settlement School
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
5:00 pm
Meskwaki Youth ages 10-18 we want to hear your views and opinions. Join us on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Meskwaki Tribal Gym to discuss the Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center. Discussion will be from … Continue reading Youth Focus Group Discussion
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
7:45 pm
Join MNR staff on Thursday, July 25th at 7:45 pm to experience the not-so-scary bats up close and personal! Dr. Russ Benedict will be visiting the Settlement to mist-net bats and to give a presentation … Continue reading Meskwaki Bat Program
Meskwaki High School - Parking Lot
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join Meskwaki Juvenile Probation in welcoming Meskwaki actor, Larry Yazzie, as he speaks on issues that today’s youth deal with and how he overcame those issues to get where he is today. Friday, July 26, … Continue reading Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie
MSS High School Commons
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm
8:30 am
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Diabetes Program Presents: SUMMER LUNCH AND LEARN July 31, 2019 at Noon in the MBCH Convention Center Menu: Marinated and Grilled Summer Vegetable Kabobs Asian Grilled Chicken Skewers w/ Light Vinaigrette Chopped Greens Salad Steamed … Continue reading Summer Lunch & Learn
MBCH Convention Center
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
10:00 am
VA will be holding a Bringing VA Benefits Home event here on the Meskwaki Settlement on Friday, August 2nd from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm in the East Conference Room of the Tribal Center. During … Continue reading VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Event
East Conference Room - Tribal Center
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
9:00 am
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am – Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm
8:30 am
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
5:00 pm
This event has been postponed.  Check back soon for the rescheduled date! Community Engagement Opportunity regarding the Meskwaki Recreation Center August 6, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This is the last chance to … Continue reading Postponed – Community Engagement re: Meskwaki Recreation Center
ISG Tent - TBA
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – Aug 9 @ 11:30 am
8:30 am
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 11:00 pm
1:00 pm
The Meskwaki Annual Powwow is the only one of its kind in Iowa and is held on the only Indian Settlement in Iowa. Beginning as a celebration known as “Field Days”, the first powwows were … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
8:30 am
Join us on Sunday, August 11th for MADAC’s Annual Fun Run and Walk during the Meskwaki Annual Powwow! Registration at 8:30 am Run/Walk starts at 9:00 am. Start and Finish at the powwow grounds cook … Continue reading POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk
Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for this Fill the Bus event! Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons. Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE … Continue reading Fill the Bus
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
5:00 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CPR & First Aid Training
Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room

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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, 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
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Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ 5:30 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
We’re moving this to 5:30 to hopefully wait out the rain!  Join us for a BBQ and Family Fun Games at the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3rd!  … Continue reading Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ
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Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival 10:00 am
Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival @ Red Earth Gardens
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival @ Red Earth Gardens | Tama | Iowa | United States
Join us for the Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival on Wednesday, July 10th from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Fun Walk/Run around Red Earth Gardens – Registration starts at 10:00 am, Walk/Run at 10:30 am. Noon … Continue reading Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival
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Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play 7:30 pm
Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play @ Weiting Theatre
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm
Our Town - Weiting Theatre Play @ Weiting Theatre
The Weiting Theatre Presents: Our Town by Thornton Wilder Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: July 11th – 13th at 7:30 pm Admission: Adults – $12, Students/Children – $8 Advanced tickets on sale at both State Bank … Continue reading Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play
Job Skills Workshop 10:30 am
Job Skills Workshop @ Tribal Center - East Conference Room
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Job Skills Workshop @ Tribal Center - East Conference Room
Join us for a Job Skills Workshop on Thursday, July 11th! This training is from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm and will be held in the East Conference Room at the Tribal Center. Some of … Continue reading Job Skills Workshop
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Meskwaki Nation Day – Tribal Office Closed
Meskwaki Nation Day – Tribal Office Closed
Jul 12 – Jul 13 all-day
Meskwaki Nation Day - Tribal Office Closed
We’re closed today in celebration of Meskwaki Nation Day!  Come out and celebrate with us on Saturday.  Check out the Events Page for more info!  
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Meskwaki Nation Day Events 8:30 am
Meskwaki Nation Day Events @ Tribal Center
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Events @ Tribal Center
Meskwaki Nation Day is on Saturday, July 13, 2019. All events will be held at the Meskwaki Tribal Center: Fun Run/Walk 8:30 am – Registration (tshirts) 9:00 am – Start Refreshments provided after. Sponsored by … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Events
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow July 13, 2019 at the Tribal Center Gym 6:00 pm – Grand Entry Head Staff: Head Man: Sean Keahna, Jr. Head Woman: Delonda Pushetonequa AD: David “Odie” OldBear Specials: Tiny Tots … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow
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Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join us on Monday, July 15 for a Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program! This Cooking Demo will be held at the Meskwaki Health Clinic (Lawn) and will have Grilling Kabobs – steak, chicken, … Continue reading Cooking Demo
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School Board Election
School Board Election
Jul 16 all-day
School Board Election
At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board will initially be established through an election process on July 16, selecting … Continue reading School Board Election
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MSS School Registration 8:00 am
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  Registration hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Middle School/High School Offices. First Day of … Continue reading MSS School Registration
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Youth Focus Group Discussion 5:00 pm
Youth Focus Group Discussion @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Youth Focus Group Discussion @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Meskwaki Youth ages 10-18 we want to hear your views and opinions. Join us on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Meskwaki Tribal Gym to discuss the Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center. Discussion will be from … Continue reading Youth Focus Group Discussion
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Meskwaki Bat Program 7:45 pm
Meskwaki Bat Program @ Meskwaki High School - Parking Lot
Jul 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Meskwaki Bat Program @ Meskwaki High School - Parking Lot
Join MNR staff on Thursday, July 25th at 7:45 pm to experience the not-so-scary bats up close and personal! Dr. Russ Benedict will be visiting the Settlement to mist-net bats and to give a presentation … Continue reading Meskwaki Bat Program
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Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie 1:00 pm
Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie @ MSS High School Commons
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie @ MSS High School Commons
Join Meskwaki Juvenile Probation in welcoming Meskwaki actor, Larry Yazzie, as he speaks on issues that today’s youth deal with and how he overcame those issues to get where he is today. Friday, July 26, … Continue reading Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie
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Tribal Membership Audit 8:30 am
Tribal Membership Audit
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm
Tribal Membership Audit
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
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Summer Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Summer Lunch & Learn @ MBCH Convention Center
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Summer Lunch & Learn @ MBCH Convention Center
Diabetes Program Presents: SUMMER LUNCH AND LEARN July 31, 2019 at Noon in the MBCH Convention Center Menu: Marinated and Grilled Summer Vegetable Kabobs Asian Grilled Chicken Skewers w/ Light Vinaigrette Chopped Greens Salad Steamed … Continue reading Summer Lunch & Learn