(641) 484-4678 Toll Free: 1-800-944-9503 Fax: (641) 484-5424

MESKWAKI NATION - NEWS & EVENTS

Community Calendar

Meskwaki Nation Photo Gallery
Nov
28
Thu
MSS Thanksgiving Break – Closed @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Tribal Ops CLOSED – Thanksgiving @ Meskwaki Settlement
Nov 28 all-day
Tribal Ops Closed – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Turkey Trot @ Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic
Nov 28 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Turkey Trot @ Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic

Join us on Thanksgiving morning for the 2019 Meskwaki Nation Turkey Trot!

Thursday, November 28th at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. Entry Fee: 2 non-perishable food items.

Registration Opens at 7:30 am, Fun Run/Walk Begins at 8:00 am. Route will start at the Clinic, loop the Tribal Center parking lot, and back to the Clinic.

*Hooded sweatshirts and gloves available while supplies last! (First come, first serve.)

**Door prizes to be given away at the end of the run. – Bring additional non-perishable food items for additional entries. Must be present to win!

***Top male and female finishers will receive award. Top 3 male and 3 female winners to receive pies.

Questions? Call Rudy Papakee at (641) 484-4094.

All donations will be divided between the Meskwaki Seniors and Tama County Food Pantry.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Nov
29
Fri
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center

2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information

Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event!

Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Open Daily! Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What to expect at the Meskwaki Holiday Expo:

– Handmade Meskwaki and Native Crafts
– Baked Goods
– Homemade Foods & Products
– & So much MORE!

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

If you’re interested in being a Vendor at this year’s Holiday Expo, please complete the form below and return to:
Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339
ATTN: Mary Young Bear

If you’d like to be a Vendor complete the form below!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
1
Sun
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center

2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information

Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event!

Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Open Daily! Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What to expect at the Meskwaki Holiday Expo:

– Handmade Meskwaki and Native Crafts
– Baked Goods
– Homemade Foods & Products
– & So much MORE!

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

If you’re interested in being a Vendor at this year’s Holiday Expo, please complete the form below and return to:
Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339
ATTN: Mary Young Bear

If you’d like to be a Vendor, complete the form below!

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
2
Mon
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 2 – Dec 6 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
3
Tue
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 3 @ 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.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
4
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MSS Winter Concert @ Meskwaki High School Gym
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
MSS Winter Concert @ Meskwaki High School Gym

Meskwaki Settlement School Annual Winter Concert, Wednesday, December 4th starting at 6:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Gym.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
5
Thu
Seniors Minnesota/Mystic Lake Casino Trip @ Meskwaki Seniors
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day
Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party @ Tribal Center Gym

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 be cookie decorating, a bounce house, hot chocolate bar and make and take ornament station. There will also be goodie bags for children (while supplies last).

Dinner will be served – Menu TBA!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
7
Sat
Santa Dash @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 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 our Youth!

Wear and run in your favorite Santa or Holiday gear! There will be t-shirt while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department. For questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building | Tama | Iowa | United States

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 305th St, Tama, IA).

This Free event is for Meskwaki Community Members with dogs and cats. Have your dogs and cats receive a free veterinary physical exam, get your dog(s) and cat(s) vaccinated against rabies!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Dec
9
Mon
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Christmas Decorating @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
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.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
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.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
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.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Nov 28 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
7:30 am
Join us on Thanksgiving morning for the 2019 Meskwaki Nation Turkey Trot! Thursday, November 28th at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. Entry Fee: 2 non-perishable food items. Registration Opens at 7:30 am, Fun Run/Walk Begins … Continue reading Turkey Trot
Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event! Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the … Continue reading Holiday Expo
MBCH Convention Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event! Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the … Continue reading Holiday Expo
MBCH Convention Center
12:00 am
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 3 @ 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 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
Meskwaki Settlement School Annual Winter Concert, Wednesday, December 4th starting at 6:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Gym.
Meskwaki High School Gym
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