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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 2 – Dec 6 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Seniors Minnesota/Mystic Lake Casino Trip @ Meskwaki Seniors
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day
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Santa Dash @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Join the Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department as they host the SANTA Dash on Saturday, December 7th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Registration begins at 9:00 am, Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am. Come run with our Youth!

Wear and run in your favorite Santa or Holiday gear! There will be t-shirt while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department. For questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building | Tama | Iowa | United States

Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Dec. 7th

Join MNR for the Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 pm at the MSS Maintenance Building (1610 305th St, Tama, IA).

This Free event is for Meskwaki Community Members with dogs and cats. Have your dogs and cats receive a free veterinary physical exam, get your dog(s) and cat(s) vaccinated against rabies!

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Dec
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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Christmas Decorating @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 – Dec 16 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Guest Speaker: Carol Guestchow, Big River Trading @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Housing Committee Meeting @ Housing Department Office
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Housing Committee Meeting that was previously canceled has now been rescheduled for Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 pm in the Housing Department Office.

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13
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Seniors Christmas Gift Exchange Deadline @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Attention: Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, Dec. 13th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm for the Employee Christmas party.

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Dec
14
Sat
Santa Dash @ Justice Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Santa Dash @ Justice Center

Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am.

Wear your favorite Santa and/or Holiday Gear and come run with our youth!

T-shirts while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department, for questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 17 @ 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 Health Clinic. A FREE lunch will be provided at each Lunch and Learn!

Dates:

December 3, 2019 – Time for Me: Understanding Well-being

December 10, 2019 – Building Strong Relationships

December 17, 2019 – Managing Your Money

January 7, 2020 – Enjoying Good Health and Energy

To sign up, please call (641) 484-4094 and ask to speak with Megan, Ashley or Linda.

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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center

Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center.

Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Menu: Roast Beef with Au Jus, Broasted Chicken, Wild Rice Pilaf, Whole Grain Roll, Cookie served with Coffee or Water.

For questions, call Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Dec
19
Thu
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter's Feast @ Tribal Center Gym

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm.

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Community Meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game.  Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

Also, Archery for all ages will begin at 4:00 pm! Archery is sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

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Dec
20
Fri
Amana Colonies & Coralville Trip
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Tribal Offices Closing at Noon 12:00 pm
Tribal Offices Closing at Noon
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm
Although the Meskwaki Annual Powwow for 2020 has been canceled, Tribal Offices will still be closing at noon on Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Aug 6 all-day
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
In regards to the 2020 Meskwaki Annual Powwow, Tribal Council and MAPA have agreed to cancel this year’s powwow in concern for the safety and well-being of the people during this pandemic. We hope to … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
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Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Aug 7 all-day
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
In regards to the 2020 Meskwaki Annual Powwow, Tribal Council and MAPA have agreed to cancel this year’s powwow in concern for the safety and well-being of the people during this pandemic. We hope to … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Tribal Offices Closing at Noon 12:00 pm
Tribal Offices Closing at Noon
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tribal Offices Closing at Noon
Although the Meskwaki Annual Powwow for 2020 has been canceled, Tribal Offices will still be closing at noon on Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th.
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Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Aug 8 all-day
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
In regards to the 2020 Meskwaki Annual Powwow, Tribal Council and MAPA have agreed to cancel this year’s powwow in concern for the safety and well-being of the people during this pandemic. We hope to … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
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Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
Aug 9 all-day
Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
In regards to the 2020 Meskwaki Annual Powwow, Tribal Council and MAPA have agreed to cancel this year’s powwow in concern for the safety and well-being of the people during this pandemic. We hope to … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow CANCELED
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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting
Due to COVID-19 and the safety of the participants, this will be held via Zoom.
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Meskwaki Settlement School Begins 8:00 am
Meskwaki Settlement School Begins
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meskwaki Settlement School Begins
Beginning of the School Year At this time, the district plans to start staff PD on August 10th and students will start August 17th.  Given our current information, we are planning to begin the school … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement School Begins
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