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Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Traditional Game Night @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 13th starting 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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Normalize the Conversation @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Normalize the Conversation @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel

Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Presents:

Tribal Mental Health – Normalize the Conversation

Wednesday, March 13th at 6:00 PM in the MBCH Convention Center

A member of the Kewa Pueblo tribe, Doreen Bird has devoted her career to researching mental and behavioral health among Native American communities. Join her while we tackle tough conversations including Mental Health Among Native Americans, Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Among Tribal Youth.

*There will be gift card drawings for those who attend this event.

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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Plaza 9 Movie – Early Afternoon Showing
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meskwaki Drama Club: Seussical @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Drama Club: Seussical @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Meskwaki Drama Club’s Spring Play will be on Friday, March 15, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Stage.

Admission is $5.00.

Music by Stephen Flaharty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

Seussical – Theatre Young Audiences is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Healthy Recipe Contest Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Healthy Recipe Contest Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Cook-Off on March 18th starting at 6:00 pm

Voting and tasting begins at 6pm for the public.

Come on over to eat some tasty food and vote for your favorites!

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Mar
19
Tue
Spring Equinox Community Meal @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring Equinox Community Meal @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join Meskwaki Food Sovereignty for our upcoming Spring Equinox Community Meal taking place Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 pm at the Tribal Center.

We will be celebrating maple sugar, garden planning, and all things spring!

Meal will be served between 5:30 and 6:00 pm with other activities taking place throughout the evening. More details to be announced soon!

This event is free and open to everyone, regardless of tribal enrollment status or residency. All are welcome! We look forward to celebrating Spring with you.

Questions – please call 484-9507

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Mar
20
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and take place 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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Mar
22
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie – Early Afternoon Showing @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meskwaki Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

Meskwaki Youth Development Program will be hosting a Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 22nd.

The tournament is for boys and girls in 3rd to 12th grade and will take place at the Tribal Center Gym.

There is a $5.00 entry fee per team.

Contact Info: Meskwaki Youth Development Program, 1496 Hwy 30 Suite 500, Tama IA 52339. (641) 484-5369. youthassist1.myp@meskwaki-nsn.gov

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Mar
26
Tue
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
27
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Language Night at Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, March 27th.

5:00 pm (Commons) – Kiwisenibeni – Soup, frybread, dessert and drinks

6:00 pm (HS Gym) – Kinimibeni – Regalia optional

All activities will end by 8:00 pm.

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Mar
28
Thu
Guest Speaker: Ashley Aylsworth, Health Educator @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Craft Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
29
Fri
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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2
Tue
3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works.

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3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works

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Apr
3
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Coronavirus Relief Fund Distribution 8:30 am
Coronavirus Relief Fund Distribution
Jul 1 @ 8:30 am – Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm
Coronavirus Relief Fund Distribution
Forms need to be completed for Coronavirus emergency relief funding. Enrolled adult members can come to the tribal center to turn in or fill out their forms and pick up their check starting Tuesday June … Continue reading Coronavirus Relief Fund Distribution
PTEC Begins 8:00 am
PTEC Begins
Jul 1 @ 8:00 am
PTEC Begins
Workforce Development’s Promoting Tribal Economies Course begins.  Those signed up before the March deadline will begin their program today!
Tribal Council Meeting (Zoom) 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting (Zoom)
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Due to Covid19 and the safety of the participants, this will be held via Zoom. Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis and subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.
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Meskwaki Nation Day Holiday – Buildings Closed / No Activities
Meskwaki Nation Day Holiday – Buildings Closed / No Activities
Jul 13 all-day
Meskwaki Nation Day Holiday - Buildings Closed / No Activities
On May 27, 1992 the Tribal Council passed a resolution marking the date of July 13th as an official Meskwaki National Holiday.  Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Seniors, and others will be closed … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Holiday – Buildings Closed / No Activities
Tribal Ops Closed
Tribal Ops Closed
Jul 13 all-day
 
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Healthy Trail Mix – Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Healthy Trail Mix – Cooking Demo @ Facebook Live
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Healthy Trail Mix - Cooking Demo @ Facebook Live
Meskwaki Diabetes Program presents a healthy homemade trail mix cooking demo! This will be held on July 15th at Noon through Megan’s Facebook live. The video will be posted along with the recipe after the … Continue reading Healthy Trail Mix – Cooking Demo
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