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Aug
21
Wed
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
Back to School Supply Distribution @ Meskwaki Family Services
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Back to School Supply Distribution @ Meskwaki Family Services

There will be a school supply distribution tomorrow, Thursday, August 22nd from 3:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Family Services for anyone that missed the previous event or needs supplies.

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South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools

The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

The schedule will be as follows:

  • Middle School – 4:00 pm
  • Elementary – 5:00 pm
  • High School – 6:00 pm

School begins on Friday, August 23, 2019.

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POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Tribal Center Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions, and ask for feedback.

Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.

For questions, please call Tiffany or Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
23
Fri
Grout Museum Exhibit – Waterloo, IA
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aug
25
Sun
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club
Aug 25 all-day
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club

The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club!

*Must sign-up by August 12th!

  • 2 person teams
  • 1 person on the team must be a patient with the Diabetes Program
  • 1 round of golf plus cart paid for by Diabetes Program
  • 2-3 teams per hole will play together
  • This will be an alcohol-free event

For more information or to sign up contact Ashley at (641) 484-9426.

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Aug
26
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program – Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program - Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions and to ask for feedback.

Monday, August 26th

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Light refreshments will be served.

For questions, call Tiffany of Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
27
Tue
Guest Speaker – Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
28
Wed
Diabetes Program: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 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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Aug
29
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
August Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
30
Fri
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed 10:30am-1:00pm for Labor Day Employee Cookout @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

On Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm for the Labor Day Employee Cookout.

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Sep
2
Mon
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed – LABOR DAY
Sep 2 all-day
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed - LABOR DAY

In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd.

Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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Sep
4
Wed
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen

Diabetes Program Presents a Cooking Demo featuring Breakfast Recipes!

Join us on Wednesday, September 4th in the Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen at Noon to learn how to prepare and make quick, easy and on the go breakfast recipes!

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Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
5
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sep
9
Mon
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO

Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym!

5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups and Traditional Meal will be served. (**Long-sleeved shirts while supplies last**)

  • Present honorary gifts to Eldest of the Tribe
  • Tokan/Kisko importance presentation
  • Traditional dancing and singing and photo area – traditional attire encouraged
  • Door prizes and Elder gifts giveaway
  • Bone Dice for Women and Girls – 200 coin ($0.01) buy-in
  • Moccasin Game for Men and Boys – Winner takes-all
  • Meskwaki word/language challenge for adults
  • MNPD Senior Welfare Program booth and Meskwaki Elders Circle booth will be set up

Event sponsored by: Meskwaki Senior Services, Meskwaki Language Preservation, Meskwaki Youth Program, MNPD, Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Elders Circle, Meskwaki Higher Education, Meskwaki Historic Preservation

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Sep
10
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
11
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sep
12
Thu
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
10:30 am
On Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm for the Labor Day Employee Cookout.
Meskwaki Tribal Center
12:00 am
In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Diabetes Program Presents a Cooking Demo featuring Breakfast Recipes! Join us on Wednesday, September 4th in the Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen at Noon to learn how to prepare and make quick, easy and on the … Continue reading Cooking Demo
Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! 5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups … Continue reading 5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Green Corn Festival is our FALL seasonal meal, taking the place of the former Fall Harvest Celebration. It will take place on Friday, September 13 at the PowWow Grounds. Seasonal meal will be served … Continue reading Green Corn Festival
Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
5:30 pm
Join us for the Recreation Center Community Presentation on Monday, September 16th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm with a meal and following dinner the presentation will begin … Continue reading Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
5:00 pm
Join MADAC as they host a Recovery Fun Run and Walk on September 19th in honor of National Recovery Month! This Fun Run/Walk will be held at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Registration at 5:00 pm, … Continue reading MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am
Meskwaki Nation Hemp Department is having a Logo Contest! Artists needed to help the Hemp Department design its new logo. Submit your design idea to hd.exec@meskwaki-nsn.gov by Friday, September 20th at 4:30 pm. Winner to … Continue reading Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
8:00 am
MHE Offices closed from 8am – 9am  
10:00 am
Help us celebrate Meskwaki Settlement School’s Homecoming week by watching the 2019 Homecoming Court’s Coronation. We’ll be streaming LIVE at 10 AM on Friday, September 20th from the school. Who will be crowned King and … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming Coronation
Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm
10:00 am
A two-day Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop is being held on Saturday and Sunday September 21-22 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds. *If inclement weather alternate venue will be the Meskwaki Tribal Center. The following stations will … Continue reading Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop
Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Meskwaki High School Presents: “A Night Under the Stars” 2019 Homecoming Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School. Tickets are on … Continue reading Meskwaki High School Homecoming
Meskwaki High School
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Meskwaki Diabetes Program and Meskwaki Ag and Food Sovereignty Departments will be hosting a Home Canning Workshop on Wednesday, September 25 from 5pm – 8pm at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Participants will learn the … Continue reading Home Canning Workshop
Meskwaki Health Clinic