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Dec
24
Tue
MSS Winter Break – CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Dec 24 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
Dec
25
Wed
Tribal Operations Closed – Christmas Holiday
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
26
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 26 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Dec
27
Fri
Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

Join us on Friday, December 27th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar for a Coat and Boot Giveaway! This event is open to the community for children in need.

The coats and boots available were donated by Tribal Operations Staff during their Employee Holiday Party held on December 13th.

Available Boys Boots Sizes: 13 (2), 12 (2), 10 (2), 9 (1)

Available Girls Boots Sizes: 2 (2), 4 (3), 6 (1), 7 (1), 9 (1), 10 (1), 11 (5)

Available Boys Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (2), 5T (5), Youth Small (1), S 6/7 (1), S 8 (1), M (1), M 10/12 (1), XL 14/16 (1)

Available Girls Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (1), 5T (3), XS 4/5 (2), S 7/8 (1), M 7/8 (1), 8/10 (1), M 10/12 (1), LG 10/12 (1), Women’s M (1)

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Dec
31
Tue
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Dec 31 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Medicare Reimbursement Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Senior’s New Year’s Eve Party @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow @ MSS High School Gym
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 12:30 am
New Year's Eve Sobriety Powwow @ MSS High School Gym | Tama | Iowa | United States

2020 Meskwaki Nation New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow

December 31st, 6:00 pm Grand Entry At Meskwaki Settlement High School Gym

T-shirts while supplies last!

Head Staff:

MC – Matt Bear

MC – Bessie Scott

AD – Odie Old Bear

AD – Taurice Grant

Head Man – Drayton Roberts

Head Woman – Lauren Keahna

Contests & Specials:

Tiny Tots sponsored by Meskwaki Family Services

Junior & Teens sponsored by Meskwaki Youth Program

Juniors: 1st: $50, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, 4th: $20

Teens: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $80, 4th $70

Adults (ages 18-54)

Golden Age (ages 55+)

Head Man Special (ages 16+) Men’s Woodland Style 1st: $400 & Gift Bag, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200

DOOR PRIZES (must be present to win) Adult Grand Door Prize – Set of 4 tires, Youth Grand Door Prize – Trampoline & Gift Card

Midnight Snack – Sandwiches, chips and cookies

Drug and alcohol free event

Sponsored by the Meskwaki Health Clinic

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Jan
1
Wed
Tribal Ops Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Tribal Ops Closed

Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in observance of the New Year Holiday.

Normal business hours will resume Thursday, January 2nd.

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Jan
2
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Jan 2 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm
Hunters Feast @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hunters Feast @ Meskwaki Settlement School - Commons

Join us for the Hunters Feast on Thursday, January 2nd from 4:00 – 7:00 pm  at the Meskwaki Settlement School. This event is free and open to everyone!

Archery for ALL AGES begins at 4:00 pm in the Elementary Gym. – Sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

Meal will be served at 5:00 pm in the Commons.

Join us for our 2nd annual community meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game. Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

Hosted by Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative.

 

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Jan
6
Mon
SettFit Challenge Weigh-Ins @ Wellness Center
Jan 6 – Jan 9 all-day
Jan
7
Tue
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, January 7th at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 – 10:00 am and again later from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

During this Holiday Meat Distribution Enrolled Members will receive 5lbs of buffalo meat! Also, you can receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag! There will be ground, stew and roasts available.

Specialty parts available at South Farm include: kidney, liver, heart tongue and you can sign up for hides and skulls too!

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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Jan 7 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jan 7 @ 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.

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Plaza 9 Movie (PM Showing) @ Seniors Center
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, January 7th at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 – 10:00 am and again later from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

During this Holiday Meat Distribution Enrolled Members will receive 5lbs of buffalo meat! Also, you can receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag! There will be ground, stew and roasts available.

Specialty parts available at South Farm include: kidney, liver, heart tongue and you can sign up for hides and skulls too!

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Jan
8
Wed
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 it will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Jan
9
Thu
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Jan 9 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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Guest Speaker: Cait Silveira, MADAC Interim Director @ Seniors Center
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
10
Fri
Craft Day @ Seniors Center
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Jan
13
Mon
30-Minute Working w/ Jason Jefferson @ Seniors Center
Jan 13 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
14
Tue
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED @ Meskwaki Higher Ed Office
Jan 14 @ 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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12 noon.

 

Please contact MHEP at 641-481-3157 to sign up.  All fees are paid by MHEP.”

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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
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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
 
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
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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 POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED - 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 POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop