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Dec
10
Tue
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
Dec
12
Thu
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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Dec
13
Fri
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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Dec
17
Tue
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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Dec
18
Wed
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
Dec
21
Sat
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym

Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym!

Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with coffee or juice.

Children’s entertainment provided by Living Characters!

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Dec
23
Mon
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program | Tama | Iowa | United States

Click here to watch the livestream: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/collegepanel

Join us for a LIVE panel discussion about the college experience with MSS Warrior alumni who are currently attending college.

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Christmas Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior’s Christmas Party & Gift Exchange @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
24
Tue
Nicole’s Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nicole's Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room

Please join us on Tuesday, December 24th to wish Nicole Peterson (Meskwaki Health Clinic) Farewell as she begins a new chapter!

Tuesday, December 24th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Conference Room at the Health Clinic. Cake and ice cream will be provided. We hope to see you there!

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Tribal Operations – Closing at 12pm
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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5:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, Dec. 5th! Join the Meskwaki Family Services as they host a Community Holiday Party on Thursday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Tribal Center Gym! There will … Continue reading Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party
Tribal Center Gym
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 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 … Continue reading Santa Dash
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
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 … Continue reading Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic
MSS Maintenance Building
12:00 am
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
12:00 am
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Meskwaki Seniors Center
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 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.
Housing Department Office
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
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.
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Santa Dash
Justice Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
12:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting
MBCH Convention Center
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast
Tribal Center Gym
8:00 am
Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym! Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with … Continue reading CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus
Tribal Center Gym
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Click here to watch the livestream: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/collegepanel Join us for a LIVE panel discussion about the college experience with MSS Warrior alumni who are currently attending college.
Meskwaki Higher Education Program
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Please join us on Tuesday, December 24th to wish Nicole Peterson (Meskwaki Health Clinic) Farewell as she begins a new chapter! Tuesday, December 24th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Conference Room at the … Continue reading Nicole’s Farewell Party
Health Clinic Conference Room