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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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
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 at 5:00 pm, with dances and other activities to follow. We will be raffling off a variety of door prizes. This is a family friendly event, free and open to EVERYONE.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable dish kits – a reusable plate and bowl, cup, spoon and fork, and reusable bag to carry everything in. You may also want to bring a cloth napkin and extra containers to bring home leftovers. Everyone who brings a complete dish kit will be able to enter to win EITHER an electric flour mill OR a Bass Pro Shop gift card, both valued at $250. These exclusive raffles will only be open to those who bring reusable dishes. Help us use fewer single use paper and plastic products at our community meals!
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, and the Run/Walk begins at 5:30 pm!
*All participants will receive special incentives.
Route: Start and Finish at the Clinic – Clinic to the Casino stop sign and back. Seniors may walk at their own discretion.
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 email@example.com by Friday, September 20th at 4:30 pm. Winner to be chosen and announced on September 25th.
For questions, contact the Hemp Department at (641) 484-4678.
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 Queen? Watch it live here:
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 be set up from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm:
- Woodcarving with Luke Kapayou
- Cattail Mat Weaving with Bess Scott
- Bulrush Mat Weaving and Twined Bags with Nina Young Bear, Brenda Wanatee and Kelly Schott
- Basketry with Toni Lasley
Come on out and try your hand at one of these traditional art forms!
This event is hosted by Meskwaki Historic Preservation and is Sponsored by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and REWILD/BEWILD.