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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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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
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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
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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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Feb
5
Wed
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th!

There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. The deadline to sign up through MYP is Feb. 17th by 4:30 pm. There is a $30.00 registration fee. (*Payment plans available). Final payment is due by March 13th at 4:30 pm.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a Meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm and held in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 5 @ 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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Feb
6
Thu
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 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 efforts to inspire, heal, motivate and energize. He has a talent for using his energy and humor to spread a simple message. He promotes healthy living and lives his life alcohol and drug free.”

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Feb
7
Fri
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Feb
10
Mon
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 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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