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Jan
9
Wed
Healthy Recipe Submission Date @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jan 9 all-day
Healthy Recipe Submission Date @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Recipe submission by email or drop-in.

Submission must include your name, current phone number and recipe.

A prize will be awarded to every submission after the cook-off!

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The meeting will start 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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Jan
16
Wed
Healthy Recipe Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Healthy Recipe Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Cooking starts at 5:00 pm at the Tribal Center for the contestants.

Voting and tasting starts at 6:00 pm for the public.

Come on over to eat some tasty food and vote for your favorites! The Top 2 recipes will win additional prizes.

 

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Jan
17
Thu
MBCH Owner Appreciation Meal
Jan 17 @ 8:34 pm – 9:34 pm
MBCH Owner Appreciation Meal

Annual MBCH Owner’s Appreciation Meal

Thursday, January 17th

Meal from 5-8 PM

MBCH Convention Center

For questions contact Katy Croskey at 641-484-2108

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Jan
23
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd 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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Jan
25
Fri
Fundraiser: Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fundraiser: Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

Indian Taco & Bake Sale Fundraiser:

Friday, January 25th from 11:00 AM until Sold Out at the Tribal Center Snack Bar!

Indian Taco – $6.00

Frybread – $3.00

Softshell Taco – $3.00

All proceeds will go towards planning for the MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous People’s March on Feb. 14th in Minneapolis, MN.

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

For more information contact Dara Jefferson at (641) 484-4444

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Jan
29
Tue
Canceled: MSS Middle/High School Awards Assembly @ MSS High School Gym
Jan 29 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Canceled: MSS Middle/High School Awards Assembly @ MSS High School Gym

On January 29, 2019 at 2:50 pm in the High School gym Meskwaki Settlement School will be having their Mid-Year Academic Award Assembly for the Middle/High School students.

Honor Roll A – 4.0 – 3.5 GPA

Honor Roll B – 3.49 – 3.0 GPA

Perfect Attendance

Parents/guardians are welcome to join us for the assembly. Please enter through the High School’s main entrance and sign in at the front office.

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Jan
30
Wed
Canceled: Tax “CATCH UP” Day @ Economic Development Business Center
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Canceled: Tax "CATCH UP" Day @ Economic Development Business Center | Tama | Iowa | United States

A special “catch up” day for those who did not file their 2015 – 2017 tax returns.  Call for an appointment.  (641) 484-9501.

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Jan
31
Thu
Middle School Night
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Middle School Night
Movie at Plaza 9 Theaters
“The Kid Who Would Be King” PG
7:00-9:00 pm
 
Leaving the Tribal Center at 6:30 pm.
Returning at 9:20 pm.
Make sure to dress warm!
 
Admission and snack pack paid for by MYP. Middle School student will need MYP packet on file. Kay will have MYP packets available to fill out.
 
For questions, call K. Waseskuk (641) 484-5369
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Feb
4
Mon
Sign Painting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sign Painting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Tonight, Feb. 4th at the Tribal Center Snack Bar from 5-7pm there will be supplies available for those who are going to the MMIW March and would like to make signs for that event.

If you’d like anything printed out, please contact Dara Jefferson at (641) 484-4444 beforehand.

In preparation of the MMIW March in Minneapolis (02/14/19).

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

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Feb
5
Tue
Plaza 9 Movie (Afternoon Showing) @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Feb 5 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Robert Morgan Post 701 Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Robert Morgan Post 701 Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

The Robert Morgan Post 701 will be having a monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 5th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center starting at 6:00 pm.

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Feb
6
Wed
Darts @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council Meeting
 
Wednesday, February 6th 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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Feb
7
Thu
Iowa State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MYP Middle School Night
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MYP Middle School Night

MYP Middle School Night

Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar

Guest speaker Megan Koehn, Dietitian

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Feb
12
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MFSI Hunter’s Feast @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
MFSI Hunter's Feast @ Meskwaki Senior Services

We are keeping a close eye on the weather, but as of now we are still planning to host the Hunter’s Feast tomorrow evening at 5pm at the Senior Services dining room. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Feb
13
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 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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Feb
14
Thu
MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous PeoplesMarch @ Minneapolis American Indian Center
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous PeoplesMarch @ Minneapolis American Indian Center | Minneapolis | Minnesota | United States

This event is held by a collaborative of Minneapolis Native organizations, seeks to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, boys, two spirit and transgendered persons by holding an annual community walk on the streets near the Minneapolis American Indian Center each Valentine’s Day.  Participants are asked to wear red as a visible sign of support for the MMIW movement.

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

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Iowa State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feb
15
Fri
Movie Screening: Coco @ Tribal Center Snack Bar & Gym
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Movie Screening: Coco @ Tribal Center Snack Bar & Gym

alentine’s Day-After Movie Night. Join us for a family-fun movie night!

Showing: Coco

4:30 pm the Geography Club will be hosting a food sale at the Tribal Center Snack Bar
*Indian Tacos, Cake and drinks will be available for
purchase.

5:00 pm the movie Coco will begin in the Tribal Center Gym

Children need to be accompanied by an adult to attend this family event.

Hosted by: Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services and Meskwaki Youth Program

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Feb
20
Wed
Darts @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Feb
21
Thu
MYP: Middle School Night @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MYP: Middle School Night @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Snack Bar

Meskwaki Youth Program will be hosting a Middle School Night on Thursday, February 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar/Kitchen.

*If there is inclement weather, Middle School Night will be canceled.

For questions, call Kay at 641-750-4714.

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Feb
27
Wed
Dubuque Trip
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing 1:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie - PM Showing @ Seniors Center
 
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason 11:30 am
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
 
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Chance Rush Presentation 5:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center
Join us as we welcome Chance Rush, Youth Outreach Advocate, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach to the Meskwaki Settlement on February 6th! “Chance travels throughout the United States and Canada to work with Native communities in … Continue reading Chance Rush Presentation
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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Elder’s Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Elder's Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
 
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
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MMIW March in Minnesota
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale 4:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder's Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Elder’s Committee will be having an Indian Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, February 14th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services Center, 301 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339. Menu: Indian … Continue reading Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal 12:30 pm
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Bean Bag Toss 1:00 pm
Bean Bag Toss @ Seniors Center
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bag Toss @ Seniors Center
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
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Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing 1:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing @ Seniors Center
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie - PM Showing @ Seniors Center
 
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
MSS Language Night – Details TBA 5:00 pm
MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks 11:00 am
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
 
February Birthday Meal 12:00 pm
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
 
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