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Aug
26
Mon
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
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
Sep
13
Fri
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

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!

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Sep
16
Mon
MSS Homecoming Week @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community Meeting - Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

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 at 6:00 pm.

**Door Prizes for those in attendance!

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Sep
18
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
19
Thu
MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

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.

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Sep
20
Fri
Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date

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 be chosen and announced on September 25th.

For questions, contact the Hemp Department at (641) 484-4678.

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MHE Office Closed 8am-9am
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
MHE Office Closed 8am-9am

MHE Offices closed from 8am – 9am

 

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Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming Coronation @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming Coronation @ Meskwaki Settlement School | Tama | Iowa | United States

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:

https://livestream.com/meskwakination/msscoronation

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Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm 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.
Sep 2 all-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.
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 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 … Continue reading 5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
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
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
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
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tribal Chambers
 
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic
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
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
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
MHE Offices closed from 8am – 9am  
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Settlement School
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
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
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
Sep 23 all-day Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic
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
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:45 am Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm East Conference Room - Meskwaki Tribal Center
You’re invited to participate in a meeting regarding the 2020 Census! Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26th at 1:00 pm in the East Conference Room of the Meskwaki Tribal Center.
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tama Civic Center
Join MADAC as they celebrate National Recovery Month with Jacob Flores as he presents “Family Systems Recovery – It’s Not A One Way Street”. Date: Thursday, September 26th Time: Dinner Served at 5:00 pm, Presentation … Continue reading Jacob Flores Presentation
Sep 27 all-day Meskwaki Settlement School
Meskwaki Settlement School is Celebrating NENO DAY on Friday, September 27th! The schedule is as follows: 8:45 am – 9:00 am – Presentation in the High School Gym 9:05 am – 10:00 am – Neno … Continue reading MSS Neno Day