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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 Canceled @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ 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
3
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
4
Thu
Guest Speaker…TBA @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie; Early Afternoon Showing @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 5 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
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
8
Mon
Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
IA State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ 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
U of Iowa Museum of Natural History Trip @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
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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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
12
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie; Early Afternoon Showing @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
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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Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
16
Tue
IA State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ 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
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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
19
Fri
Canceled: Senior Services 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Canceled: Senior Services 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Senior Services

Meskwaki Senior Services to host their 2nd Annual Seniors Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place prizes!

Please join us for Easter Fun. We will begin eating at 1:00 pm.

*Sign-up sheet available.

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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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10:00 am CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED - Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on … Continue reading CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting
1:00 pm Darts @ Seniors Center
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
9:00 am MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
1:00 pm Plaza 9 Movie Canceled @ Seniors Center
Plaza 9 Movie Canceled @ Seniors Center
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm
Plaza 9 Movie Canceled @ Seniors Center
 
6:00 pm Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts Canceled @ 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.
12:00 pm Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make … Continue reading Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo
1:00 pm Bingo @ Seniors Center
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
5:00 pm MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
 
5:00 pm Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
9:00 am MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
11:00 am Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
 
12:00 pm February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
 
12:00 pm Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo! Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious … Continue reading Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo
5:00 pm Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
Join MFSI and the Diabetes Program on Thursday, February 27th for a hominy making demonstration. Workshop will begin at 5:00 pm at the Health Clinic kitchen.  Free & open to all. Hope to see you … Continue reading Hominy Making Workshop