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Meskwaki Nation Photo Gallery
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
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
Family Fun Day @ Meskwaki High School Gym
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fun Day @ Meskwaki High School Gym

Meskwaki Diabetes Program Presents: Family Fun Day!

Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki High School Gym.

Join us for fun jumps, food and fun!

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Feb
28
Thu
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seniors Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
4
Mon
Darts @ Senior Services Center
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
6
Wed
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
7
Thu
MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel @ Meskwaki Youth Program

Meskwaki Youth Program movie night will be this Thursday, March 7th. They will be going to Fridley Plaza 9 Theatres and watching “Captain Marvel”.  MYP will be leaving at 6:20 pm and plan arrive back at 9:20 pm. Meet at the Economic Development Office (1496 Hwy 30, Tama).

Admission and Snak Pak will be paid for.

There is limited seating in the MYP van.

**Must have a MYP Middle School registration on file.

Any questions or if your student needs to fill out the MYP Middle School packet, please call the Meskwaki Youth Program Office at (641) 484-5369 ext. 9298.

***Weather Permitting***

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Mar
8
Fri
Ames Shopping Trip
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Ames Shopping Trip

Leaving Seniors at 10:00 am and will return by 4:30 pm.

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Mar
11
Mon
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
12
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
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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Mar
14
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
15
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie – Early Afternoon Showing
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
MYP Middle School Night Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar Guest speaker Megan Koehn, Dietitian
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
11:00 am
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 … Continue reading MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous PeoplesMarch
Minneapolis American Indian Center
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
4:30 pm
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 … Continue reading Movie Screening: Coco
Tribal Center Snack Bar & Gym
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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 … Continue reading MYP: Middle School Night
Meskwaki Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
8:30 am
 
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
Meskwaki Diabetes Program Presents: Family Fun Day! Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki High School Gym. Join us for fun jumps, food and fun!
Meskwaki High School Gym
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Senior Services Center
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
6:00 pm
Meskwaki Youth Program movie night will be this Thursday, March 7th. They will be going to Fridley Plaza 9 Theatres and watching “Captain Marvel”.  MYP will be leaving at 6:20 pm and plan arrive back … Continue reading MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel
Meskwaki Youth Program
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
10:00 am
Leaving Seniors at 10:00 am and will return by 4:30 pm.
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Normalize the Conversation
Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Meskwaki Drama Club: Seussical
Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
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!
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
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! … Continue reading Spring Equinox Community Meal
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers