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Apr
2
Tue
3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works

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3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works.

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Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 2 @ 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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Apr
5
Fri
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, April 5th starting at 5:00 pm inside 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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Apr
6
Sat
Spring Sale on the Settlement @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 9 @ 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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Apr
10
Wed
POSTPONED: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
POSTPONED: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

The previously scheduled Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run has now been POSTPONED due to the expected rain for tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th.

Rescheduled date to be announced at a later time.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm and taking place 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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Apr
11
Thu
Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

This is a FREE community event designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent and manage disease and connect you to resources.

  • Informational Booths
  • Door Prizes
  • Health Resources
  • & more!

For more information contact the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic at 641-484-4094.

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Apr
15
Mon
POSTPONED: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen

The previously scheduled Cooking Demo hosted by the Meskwaki Diabetes Program for today (04/15/19) has been postponed.

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Apr
16
Tue
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 16 @ 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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Apr
17
Wed
Language Night at MSS @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Language Night at MSS @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Language Night at the Meskwaki Settlement School will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17th.

5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni in the HS Commons. Menu: soup, frybread, dessert and drinks.

6:00 pm – Kiwittenotibeni in the Elementary gym and classrooms. Bone dice, hand games, Meskwaki style Bingo!

*This is a family activity and we encourage everyone to join us in playing language games. All levels of language learners are welcome.

Activities will end by 8:00 pm.

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Apr
20
Sat
25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow @ UI Field House
Apr 20 all-day
25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow @ UI Field House

A Celebration of American Indian Song and Dance, Tradition, and Education

April 20, 2019
Grand Entry 1pm & 7pm
Doors open at 11am

UI Field House
225 South Grand Avenue
Iowa City, Iowa

Master of Ceremonies
Vince Beyl, Minnesota

Arena Director
Darrell Hill, Iowa

Head Woman
TBA

Head Man
TBA

Host Drum
Motown, Minnesota

Invited Drums
White Tail, Nebraska
TBA

Sound System
Hokah Sound, Oklahoma

Color Guard
Robert Morgan Post 701, Iowa

Dance Categories
Golden Age Women
Golden Age Men
Adult Women’s Traditional
Adult Men’s Traditional
Adult Women’s Jingle
Adult Men’s Grass
Adult Women’s Fancy
Adult Men’s Fancy
Teen and Junior categories will receive day money.

Dance Specials
Women’s Woodland Special
Men’s Woodland Special
Potato Dance
Two-Step
TBA

American Indian Arts & Crafts
American Indian Food Vendors
Native American Student Association Graduation Recognition

FREE ADMISSION & ALL ARE WELCOME!

MORE INFORMATION: powwow.uiowa.edu

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact NASA in advance at 319-335-8298.

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U of I Powwow @ UI Field House
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
23
Tue
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 23 @ 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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Apr
24
Wed
Spring Lunch & Learn @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Spring Lunch & Learn @ MBCH Convention Center

Diabetes Program Spring Lunch and Learn on April, 24th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm to take place at the MBCH Convention Center.

Menu: Sauteed shrimp salad, spring vegetable, whole grain roll and rhubarb fresh berry parfait.

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Special Council Meeting
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Special Council Meeting
A Special Council Meeting is being scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5 PM in Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
 
*Meeting dates and time are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.
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Meskwaki Carnival Night @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Carnival Night @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

The Family Fun Night Committee presents….

MESKWAKI CARNIVAL NIGHT!

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Location: Southeast side of the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic

Bring the whole family! There will be games and prizes, a photo booth, face painting and more!

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Apr
25
Thu
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen

Diabetes Program Cooking Demo has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 25th. It will start at 12:00 pm and be in the Tribal Center Kitchen.

Menu: Zesty Shrimp Saute, Zucchini Noodles and an Easter-themed treat!

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Apr
27
Sat
Science Center Trip
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Science Center Trip

Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27.

Featured Exhibit: Mental Health – Mind Matters.

Please RSVP to Cait or MADAC staff at the Tribal Health Clinic by April 12 at (641) 484-4094 and indicate whether you will need transportation.

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Apr
28
Sun
Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States

Stop by the Meskwaki Health Clinic on Sunday, April 28th for games and activities at 2 PM followed by our annual Easter egg hunt at 3 PM. There will be a “golden” and “silver” egg in each age category and a visit from the Easter bunny! Prizes, food, and fun awaits!

Age categories include: 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, and 50-up!

Fun for the whole family!!

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Apr
29
Mon
Hydrant Flushing Week
Apr 29 – May 3 all-day
Earth Day Road Side Clean Up @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Earth Day Road Side Clean Up @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Where: Meet at the Tribal Gym

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Date: April 29, 2019

Everyone that is going to take part in the Road Side Clean Up will need to get into a group of 5 to 6 people. Each group will then be assigned an area to pick up trash from the road side.

The group with the most bags filled up will receive that many in tickets for door prizes.

*Tribal Ops Employees – there will be an approved admin leave of 2 hours for everyone in attendance of the days events.

Call (641) 484-3511 if you have your team ready to go prior to Monday, April 22nd.

 

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Earth Day Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Meskwaki Earth Day

Road side clean-up in the morning, vendors, hands on activities for everyone, tree give away, door prizes, lunch sale and bake sale and so much more! So come on out and enjoy your day with us! Brought to you by the Meskwaki Natural Resources.

Where: Tribal Center Gym

When: April 29, 2019

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Apr
30
Tue
Canceled: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Canceled: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Due the rain we are experiencing today the Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run scheduled for today has been canceled.

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Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives. Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center. Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, … Continue reading 3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives. Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center. Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, … Continue reading 3rd Annual College & Career Fair
MBCH Convention Center
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, April 5th starting at 5:00 pm inside the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on a bi-weekly … Continue reading Tribal Council Special Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
5:00 pm
The previously scheduled Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run has now been POSTPONED due to the expected rain for tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th. Rescheduled date to be announced at a later time.
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm and taking place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
This is a FREE community event designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent and manage disease and connect you to resources. Informational Booths Door Prizes Health Resources & more! For more information contact the Meskwaki Tribal … Continue reading Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair
MBCH Convention Center
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The previously scheduled Cooking Demo hosted by the Meskwaki Diabetes Program for today (04/15/19) has been postponed.
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
5:00 pm
Language Night at the Meskwaki Settlement School will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17th. 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni in the HS Commons. Menu: soup, frybread, dessert and drinks. 6:00 pm – Kiwittenotibeni in the Elementary … Continue reading Language Night at MSS
Meskwaki Settlement School
12:00 am
A Celebration of American Indian Song and Dance, Tradition, and Education April 20, 2019 Grand Entry 1pm & 7pm Doors open at 11am UI Field House 225 South Grand Avenue Iowa City, Iowa Master of … Continue reading 25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow
UI Field House
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Diabetes Program Spring Lunch and Learn on April, 24th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm to take place at the MBCH Convention Center. Menu: Sauteed shrimp salad, spring vegetable, whole grain roll and rhubarb fresh berry … Continue reading Spring Lunch & Learn
MBCH Convention Center
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
5:00 pm
A Special Council Meeting is being scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5 PM in Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.   *Meeting dates and time are subject to … Continue reading Special Council Meeting
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Family Fun Night Committee presents…. MESKWAKI CARNIVAL NIGHT! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Location: Southeast side of the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic Bring the whole family! There will be games … Continue reading Meskwaki Carnival Night
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Diabetes Program Cooking Demo has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 25th. It will start at 12:00 pm and be in the Tribal Center Kitchen. Menu: Zesty Shrimp Saute, Zucchini Noodles and an Easter-themed treat!
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27. Featured Exhibit: Mental Health – Mind Matters. Please RSVP to Cait or MADAC … Continue reading Science Center Trip
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Stop by the Meskwaki Health Clinic on Sunday, April 28th for games and activities at 2 PM followed by our annual Easter egg hunt at 3 PM. There will be a “golden” and “silver” egg … Continue reading Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
Where: Meet at the Tribal Gym Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Date: April 29, 2019 Everyone that is going to take part in the Road Side Clean Up will need to get into a … Continue reading Earth Day Road Side Clean Up
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meskwaki Earth Day Road side clean-up in the morning, vendors, hands on activities for everyone, tree give away, door prizes, lunch sale and bake sale and so much more! So come on out and enjoy … Continue reading Earth Day Celebration
Meskwaki Tribal Center
5:00 pm
Due the rain we are experiencing today the Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run scheduled for today has been canceled.
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 30th. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place inside the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
On Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki Commons the MSS will be hosting Art & Culture Night. The Concert will start at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be available. Door … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night
Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
5:00 pm
The STC Title VI – Native American Program will be hosting a Parent Information Night on Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00-6:00 pm in the South Tama Elementary Cafeteria. Parents, guardians and families are invited to … Continue reading STC Title VI – Parent Information Night
STC Elementary Cafeteria
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
The Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum will be hosting a guest speaker on Friday, May 3rd. Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams is visiting the United States from Germany, and has scheduled a lecture here on the Settlement. … Continue reading Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams
Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum