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Jan
22
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Rm - Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Rm - Meskwaki Tribal Center

The Election Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 starting at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

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2020 Graduate Parent Planning Committee Meeting @ MBCH Veterans Convention Center
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
23
Thu
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
Jan 23 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Genealogy Activity @ Seniors Center
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tagaani Demo – Details TBA
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jan
24
Fri
Lunch & Bowling in Marshalltown @ Seniors Center
Jan 24 @ 11:15 am – 4:00 pm
Jan
27
Mon
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
Jan 27 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
28
Tue
Welcome to Medicare – FREE Seminar @ Wieting Theatre
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Medicare - FREE Seminar @ Wieting Theatre | Toledo | Iowa | United States

A FREE two-hour seminar educating about the Medicare application process.

Tuesday, January 28th starting at 6:30 pm at the Wieting Theatre in Toledo, IA.

You must register by January 20th. If interested call (641) 754-5399.

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Jan
29
Wed
General Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tribal Council will be having a General Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

The Agenda is as follows:

5:00 pm – Dinner served in the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

  1. Welcome – Dawson Davenport, Chairman
  2. Meskwaki Natural Resources  – Jarrett Pfrimmer, Director
  3. Hemp Program – Joseph VanGorp, Director
  4. Meskwaki Apprenticeship Program – Matt Bear, Director
  5. Meskwaki, Inc. – Robert Bills, CEO
  6. Meskwaki Health Clinic – Rudy Papakee, Director
  7. Rec Center Updates – ISG
  8. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program – Stephen Scott
  9. Fiscal – Amy Dye
  10. Question / Comment Period

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Join the Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, January 29th for their monthly Language Night Event!

5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni, Meal will be served in Commons

6:00 pm – Kiaditobeni Kekoani, Crafts in the Elementary Gym

Families are invited for food and fun! Please note that activities will conclude by 8:00 pm.

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Jan
30
Thu
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Seniors Center
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
Jan 30 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
January Birthday Meal @ Seniors Center
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
31
Fri
Medicare Reimbursement Check @ Seniors Center
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The Election Committee will be having a meeting on Friday, January 31st starting at 4:30 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

 

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MSS Geography Club Fundraiser @ MSS High School Commons
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm
MSS Geography Club Fundraiser @ MSS High School Commons

The MSS Geography Club is having a fundraiser for Meskwaki students traveling to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii in the summer of 2021.

Geography Club Fundraiser: INDIAN TACO SALE and DESSERT SALE

Friday, January 31st from 5:30 pm until sold out! At the Meskwaki High School Commons during the JV and Varsity Basketball game against Colo Nesco.

Menu:

  • Indian Taco – $6.00
  • Frybread – $3.00
  • Potato and Ham Soup w/ Frybread – $5.00
  • Soft Shell Tacos – $3.00/each or 2 for $5.00
  • Walking Tacos – $3.000
  • Vanilla Almond Cake – $2.00
  • Chocolate Almond Cake – $2.00
  • Dairy Queen Blizzards (Cookie Dough, Oreo, M&M) – $4.00
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Feb
3
Mon
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm
Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center | Tama | Iowa | United States

https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx

 

 

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Feb
4
Tue
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum

The Meskwaki Tribal Museum will have a special guest, Tatiana Ergova tonight. This event will be held at the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum and it will begin at 6:00 pm.

Tatiana is a scholar visiting from the Arctic in Russia and is from the Saami tribe. She would like to share her culture with the community. Tatiana is a beadworker and would like to demonstrate her technique as well as learn about our methods of beaded.

We hope you can stop in and not only learn about another culture, but to share some of your own knowledge.

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Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING

A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm.

If the attendance is less than 30% of eligible voters of the Tribe at the first Nomination Meeting, a second Nomination Meeting will be held on February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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MSS Winter Break – CLOSED
MSS Winter Break – CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Dec 24 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
 
Tribal Ops Closed
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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Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting 1:00 pm
Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm
Doors open at noon. Click below for details: https://events.berniesanders.com/event/183663/
Hunters Feast 4:00 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 … Continue reading Hunters Feast
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SettFit Challenge Weigh-Ins
SettFit Challenge Weigh-Ins @ Wellness Center
Jan 6 – Jan 9 all-day
SettFit Challenge Weigh-Ins @ Wellness Center
 
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Buffalo Meat Distribution 9:00 am
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, January 7th at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 – 10:00 am and again later from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. During this Holiday … Continue reading Buffalo Meat Distribution
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jan 7 @ 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
Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) 12:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) @ Seniors Center
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) @ Seniors Center
 
Buffalo Meat Distribution 5:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, January 7th at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 – 10:00 am and again later from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. During this Holiday … Continue reading Buffalo Meat Distribution
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 it will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Craft Day 1:00 pm
Craft Day @ Seniors Center
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Craft Day @ Seniors Center
 
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Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jan 14 @ 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
Elder’s Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Elder's Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
 
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Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
Tribal Council Special Meeting 3:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm
 
Boys Lacrosse Parent Meeting 6:00 pm
Boys Lacrosse Parent Meeting @ MSS High School Commons
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boys Lacrosse Parent Meeting @ MSS High School Commons
The Meskwaki Youth Program will be having a Boys Lacrosse Parent Meeting on January 15, 2020 from 6-7pm in the MSS High School Commons. Boys Ages: 9 to 13 years old. Registration Fees: $30.00 Meeting … Continue reading Boys Lacrosse Parent Meeting
Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting 7:00 pm
Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting @ MSS High School Commons
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting @ MSS High School Commons
The Meskwaki Youth Program is having a Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting on January 15 from 7-8pm in the MSS High School Commons. This is for Girls in Grades 4th – 6th,  also please note there … Continue reading Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting
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30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson 11:15 am
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
Jan 16 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
 
MBCH Owner Appreciation Dinner 5:00 pm
MBCH Owner Appreciation Dinner @ MBCH Convention Center
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MBCH Owner Appreciation Dinner @ MBCH Convention Center
SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars now to join the fun as the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel hosts its annual Owner Appreciation meal. Owner Appreciation Thursday, January 16, 2020 Meskwaki Convention Center 5:00 pm – … Continue reading MBCH Owner Appreciation Dinner
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Tie Blanket Making 1:00 pm
Tie Blanket Making @ Seniors Center
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tie Blanket Making @ Seniors Center
 
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Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) 12:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) @ Seniors Center
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) @ Seniors Center
 
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MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal 12:30 pm
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
Election Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Rm - Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Rm - Meskwaki Tribal Center
The Election Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 starting at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.
2020 Graduate Parent Planning Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
2020 Graduate Parent Planning Committee Meeting @ MBCH Veterans Convention Center
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2020 Graduate Parent Planning Committee Meeting @ MBCH Veterans Convention Center
 
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Welcome to Medicare – FREE Seminar 6:30 pm
Welcome to Medicare – FREE Seminar @ Wieting Theatre
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Medicare - FREE Seminar @ Wieting Theatre | Toledo | Iowa | United States
A FREE two-hour seminar educating about the Medicare application process. Tuesday, January 28th starting at 6:30 pm at the Wieting Theatre in Toledo, IA. You must register by January 20th. If interested call (641) 754-5399.
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General Meeting 5:00 pm
General Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tribal Council will be having a General Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. The Agenda is as follows: 5:00 pm – Dinner served in the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym Welcome … Continue reading General Meeting
MSS Language Night 5:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Join the Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, January 29th for their monthly Language Night Event! 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni, Meal will be served in Commons 6:00 pm – Kiaditobeni Kekoani, Crafts in the Elementary Gym … Continue reading MSS Language Night
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Medicare Reimbursement Check 11:00 am
Medicare Reimbursement Check @ Seniors Center
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Medicare Reimbursement Check @ Seniors Center
 
Election Committee Meeting 4:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The Election Committee will be having a meeting on Friday, January 31st starting at 4:30 pm in the Tribal Chambers.  
MSS Geography Club Fundraiser 5:30 pm
MSS Geography Club Fundraiser @ MSS High School Commons
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm
MSS Geography Club Fundraiser @ MSS High School Commons
The MSS Geography Club is having a fundraiser for Meskwaki students traveling to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii in the summer of 2021. Geography Club Fundraiser: INDIAN TACO SALE and DESSERT SALE Friday, January 31st … Continue reading MSS Geography Club Fundraiser