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Jul
22
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MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  Registration hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Middle School/High School Offices.

First Day of School is Monday, August 19th!

What you need to bring with you: All students must have a copy of their CDIB, social security card, birth certificate, and current immunization records.

We ask that ALL families to please take the time to fill out the Free and Reduced Meal applications. These are very important so each family will receive a small token of appreciation when the application is completed and turned in.

EC Language Nest Registration: For questions, contact Webisega at (641) 484-4990.

  • Students must be 3 years old by September 15, 2019 and be able to use the toilet independently when classes start.
  • Submit a completed Early Childhood Registration and Health Requirements packet before classes start.
  • Reminder: Limited amount of spaces available.

Pre-K through 6th Grade Registration: For questions, contact Hallie at (641) 484-4990.

7th thought 12th Grade Registration: For questions, contact Sylvana at (641) 484-9000.

For questions call Elementary 484-4990, or MS/HS 484-9000.

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Aug
13
Tue
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join us for this Fill the Bus event!

Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons.

Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE haircuts will be offered as well!

*Please bring your child’s hair clean and already shampooed.

ALL community youth are welcome, but do NOT need to be present.
Supplies will be available as long as supplies last.

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center

R.I.S.E will be having a free film screening of Gridshock is an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa.

Tuesday, August 13th

Doors open at 5:30 pm

Film begins at 6:00 pm

*Discussion following the documentary with filmmaker Vanessa McNeal

There will be soda and popcorn available

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Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 13 @ 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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Aug
14
Wed
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

UPDATED LOCATION!

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 10th at the Meskwaki TRIBAL CENTER.

Registration begins a 5:00 pm

Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm

*Senior route available

Food, drinks and door prizes after the run!

For questions, contact Kathy or Danelle at 484-4094.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held 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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Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Engagement - Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

On Wednesday, August 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal  Center Gym there will be a Community Engagement Opportunity about the Meskwaki Recreation Center!

Kayella’s will be catering and there will be door prizes available!

This will be the last change to share your thoughts and ideas with the group.

*COMING SOON: Meskwaki Recreation Center 3D Virtual Reality Walk-through!

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Aug
15
Thu
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing Ceremony of Regulatory Treatment as a State in the Development of Tribal Water Quality Standards.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Meskwaki Tribal Center, located at 349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, Iowa.

Speakers:

  • Environmental Protection Agency: Regional Administrator Jim Gulliford
  • Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa: Tribal Chairman Tony Waseskuk
  • Meskwaki Natural Resource Department: Dr. Jarrett Pfrimmer

The Meskwaki Nation welcomes our friends, neighbors and partners in celebrating this historic moment, as Meskwaki Nation moves forward in Water Quality Standards for all residents in the state if Iowa.

Questions or comments, please contact the Natural Resource Department: (641) 484-3511

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach

Family Fun Night Committee is hosting a Back To School Barbeque!

Thursday, August 15th

Starts at 5:00 pm and Ends at 8:00 pm

Come play volleyball, bags, swim and more!

All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Swim at your own risk, no lifeguard on duty).

Bring chairs, towels, blankets, etc.

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Aug
16
Fri
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, 2019.

AUDITS MAY BE COMPLETED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2019.

**Required documents to complete audit: Picture ID such as: Current State-issued ID, Current Tribal ID, Passport ID AND original Social Security Card.

**Documents needed for children: Original birth certificate and Original Social Security Card.

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Aug
19
Mon
MSS First Day of School @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
POSTPONED – MSS Flagraising @ MSS High School Flag Poles
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
20
Tue
CANCELLED: Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie – TBD
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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CANCELLED – Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CANCELLED - 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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Aug
21
Wed
CANCELLED: National Senior Citizen Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 all-day
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen

Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen!

This demo will be about how to do healthier spin on sweet treats! We will learn how to make homemade popsicles, banana ice cream, and more nutritious brownies.

One lucky participant will win a set of popsicle molds!

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CANCELLED: Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CANCELLED: MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

MADAC will be hosting a Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, August 21st at the Meskwaki Health Clinic.

Register at 5:00 pm and the Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm.

Start and Finish at the Clinic. Route: Clinic to the Casino stop sign and back.

Seniors may walk at their own discretion.

EXCELLENT DOOR PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY!

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Aug
22
Thu
CANCELLED: Guest Speaker: Jacob Molitor, MNPD Chief of Police @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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12:00 am MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Aug 13 @ 12:00 am – Aug 14 @ 12:00 am
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  Registration hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Middle School/High School Offices. First Day of … Continue reading MSS School Registration
1:00 pm Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Join us for this Fill the Bus event! Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons. Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE … Continue reading Fill the Bus
5:00 pm CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training
6:00 pm RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
R.I.S.E will be having a free film screening of Gridshock is an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa. Tuesday, August 13th Doors open at 5:30 pm Film begins at 6:00 pm *Discussion following the … Continue reading RISE Presents: Gridshock