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Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for July 12th.  Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend ...
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Senior Olympics Announced

Senior Olympics Announced

Meskwaki Seniors are inviting community seniors to participate in this year's 2017 Senior Olympics.  If you are 55 years of age+, please fill out ...
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S.O.A.R. Presentation

S.O.A.R. Presentation

On Wednesday, June 21 Kay Neumann, Executive Director of the Save Our Avian Resources (SOAR) group, came to the Tribal ...
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Meskwaki Nation Day Info

Meskwaki Nation Day Info

Check out the event posting for full details on the upcoming Meskwaki Nation Day celebration. https://www.meskwaki.org/event/meskwaki-nation-day-info/ ...
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Seeking Education Committee Members

Seeking Education Committee Members

PUBLIC NOTICE At its regularly scheduled meeting on June 21, 2017, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in ...
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Notice To Public - Title 15 (Youth Justice)

Notice To Public – Title 15 (Youth Justice)

At its regular meeting convened on June 21, 2017 the Tribal Council approved for 30 day public comment on TITLE ...
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Skin Cancer Prevention Presentation Tonight

Skin Cancer Prevention Presentation Tonight

Just a friendly reminder this Thursday June 22 at 5pm the Diabetes Program will be hosting a Skin Cancer Prevention ...
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Gazebo Reservations

Gazebo Reservations

A reminder:  If you'd like to reserve the gazebo (between the Business Center and the Meskwaki Travel Plaza) for an ...
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Bald Eagle Presentation Tomorrow

Bald Eagle Presentation Tomorrow

Don't miss MNR's "Soar Event" tomorrow... see a live bald eagle and hear about raptor rehab, education and research. https://www.meskwaki.org/event/soar-event-with-meskwaki-natural-resources/?instance_id=36924 ...
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Grant Awarded For Meskwaki Art & Culture Symposium

Grant Awarded For Meskwaki Art & Culture Symposium

Just announced:  A Humanities Iowa grant has been awarded to the Sac & Fox Tribe of The Mississippi for the ...
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Meet the Superintendent Candidates

Meet the Superintendent Candidates

Parents, guardians and general community are invited to a Community Meeting  on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 5:30PM in the ...
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Red Earth Garden's Farm Stand Comes to Health Clinic

Red Earth Garden’s Farm Stand Comes to Health Clinic

Stop by the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 3:30 - 5:30 PM this afternoon and purchase some fresh veggies!  Red Earth ...
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103rd Annual Meskwaki Powwow Coming in August

103rd Annual Meskwaki Powwow Coming in August

The 103rd Annual Meskwaki Powwow has been announced by the Meskwaki Annual Powwow Association. This year’s annual powwow will be ...
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Pottery Class Announced

Pottery Class Announced

Learn all aspects of making a traditional Meskwaki clay cooking pot beginning on Friday, July 21st at 9 am.  Hosted ...
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A Note from the Meskwaki Travel Plaza

A Note from the Meskwaki Travel Plaza

The Meskwaki Travel Plaza completed its first ever Underground Fuel Maintenance inspection since opening in 2015. The inspection covered fuel ...
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Weekend Dance Rescheduled to July 1st

Weekend Dance Rescheduled to July 1st

The "It Won't Be Like This for Long" Father's Day Celebration originally scheduled for Saturday, June 17 has been rescheduled ...
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Pool Party Tonight

Pool Party Tonight

Don't forget about the awesome pool party tonight.  It's a great night for a swim! https://www.meskwaki.org/event/community-pool-party-for-foster-care-recruitment/?instance_id=36962 ...
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Meskwaki, Inc. Featured in Indian Country Today

Meskwaki, Inc. Featured in Indian Country Today

Check out the latest edition of Indian Country Today which features a great article about Meskwaki, Inc.! See the article ...
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Tribal Council Meeting

Tribal Council Meeting

Regularly scheduled Tribal Council meeting. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on a bi-weekly ...
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FoxXchange Internet Services Update

FoxXchange Internet Services Update

In the May MNT, it was noted that customers would be receiving a free month of internet service in June.  Due ...
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New iBook Now Available

New iBook Now Available

Meskwaki Atowewenwi (Meskwaki Language): The 'Fruits & Vegetables' iBook is now available and free in the iBook Store! Learn the ...
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Pool Party Announced

Pool Party Announced

FREE Meskwaki Community Pool Party for Foster Care Recruitment will be held on Tuesday, June 13th from 8 to 10 ...
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TSA Early Member Shares Begin

TSA Early Member Shares Begin

Tribally Supported Agriculture (TSA)  member share pick up for "Early Share" season begins today at the Red Earth Gardens. It's "pick up" ...
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Congrats, Graduates!

Congrats, Graduates!

Congrats and good wishes go out to all the Meskwaki graduates.  Look for pictures from the 2017 Graduation Powwow coming ...
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Did You Hear About The  "Spring JOB-B-Q"??

Did You Hear About The “Spring JOB-B-Q”??

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Red Earth Gardens, Meskwaki Probation, and Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services put on a “Spring ...
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Mammogram Clinic Here Tuesday - Thursday

Mammogram Clinic Here Tuesday – Thursday

The Aberdeen Mobile Mammography Unit is here today through Thursday! Available to all Native American women over 40 - FREE! ...
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Summer Youth Activities Announced

Summer Youth Activities Announced

Join the Meskwaki SYEP (Summer Youth Employment Program) for Summer Youth Activities. Beginning June 19th, the program is for Meskwaki ...
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Meskwaki Inc Has Openings

Meskwaki Inc Has Openings

Meskwaki Inc. is looking for a Senior Accountant CFO and an Administrative Assistant for the Travel Plaza.  Check out these ...
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Meskwaki, Inc. In The News

Meskwaki, Inc. In The News

 Thanks to KCRG TV9 for a wonderful news story about Meskwaki, Inc.!  Read/see more about it below: By Dave Franzman KCRG ...
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MNT June 2017

June Meskwaki Nation Times

Click on the link below to check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times (and all our previous ...
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Donald Wanatee Sr. Receives Leadership Award

Donald Wanatee Sr. Receives Leadership Award

On Wednesday, May 31st Donald Wanatee Sr. was presented with a leadership award on behalf of the Iowa DOT, Federal Highway ...
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Iowa Tribal Summit Community Meal

Iowa Tribal Summit Community Meal

The community is invited to a reception for the participants of the Iowa Tribal Summit on Thursday, June 1st at ...
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Regularly Scheduled Tribal Council Meeting

Regularly Scheduled Tribal Council Meeting

The next regularly scheduled Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for June 7th in Tribal Chambers at 5 PM.  Enrolled ...
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2017 Graduation Powwow Watch It LIVE!

2017 Graduation Powwow Watch It LIVE!

We're Livestreaming the 2017 Graduation Powwow.  Watch it LIVE here from noon to 11 PM on Saturday, May 27th: ...
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Health Clinic Offers Vision Program

Health Clinic Offers Vision Program

A notice from the Health Director: Meskwaki Tribal Clinic Vision Program Are you Native American and a patient of the Clinic? ...
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New Community Calendar

New Community Calendar

If you haven't checked out our new community calendar, here is the link. Find out about events and/or post one here: ...
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Inferno Sign Up Tonight

Inferno Sign Up Tonight

Tonight is the DEADLINE - 3rd through 8th graders - be a part of 8 man football! ...
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Grad Pow-Wow Info, Volunteers Needed

Grad Pow-Wow Info, Volunteers Needed

“The Decorating/Kitchen sub-committee asks the Graduates & their parents for your assistance in the setup, during, and cleanup after the ...
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Entrepreneurial Workshop To Be Offered

Entrepreneurial Workshop To Be Offered

The Economic Development Department of the Meskwaki Nation will host a two-day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop presented by RedWind ...
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Housing Committee Members Needed

Housing Committee Members Needed

NOTICE: There are currently two vacancies on the Meskwaki Housing Committee. If you are interested in serving please contact Housing ...
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MNCSS hosts Mother/Son Dance

MNCSS hosts Mother/Son Dance

On Saturday, May 13th the Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services Department hosted a Mother/Son Dance at the Tribal Center Gym ...
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Meskwaki Senior Paces 100 Qualifiers

Meskwaki Senior Paces 100 Qualifiers

Meskwaki Settlement School Senior Grach Tahahwah gets ready for today's state track final.   Read more about her in Friday's ...
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University of Iowa First Nations Summer Program

University of Iowa First Nations Summer Program

High school students entering the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades can apply for the University of Iowa First Nations ...
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Community Development Block Grant Proposal

Community Development Block Grant Proposal

The Tribe is proposing to make an application for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) from the Housing and ...
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Young Women Honored

Young Women Honored

On Sunday, May 7th, Meskwaki 7th and 8th grade young women were honored with awards from our local chapter of ...
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Meskwaki TV Stars

Meskwaki TV Stars

The Immersion classes participated in the Des Moines TV weather on WHO noon news while at the science center on ...
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Kredence Clark Earns KWWL's 2017 'Best of the Class'

Kredence Clark Earns KWWL’s 2017 ‘Best of the Class’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chris Hussey, Director of Marketing, KWWL Television, (319) 291-1200 Local student honored as 'Best of the ...
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Proposed Changes To Title 6 (Child Support Act)

Proposed Changes To Title 6 (Child Support Act)

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved proposed revisions to Title ...
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Updates to Title 10 (Enrollment)

Updates to Title 10 (Enrollment)

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved updates to TITLE 10 ...
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Financial Literacy Seminar Rescheduled

Financial Literacy Seminar Rescheduled

Attention high school Juniors and Seniors and their parents: The Meskwaki Literacy Committee is postponing the Financial Literacy Seminar originally ...
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Dawson Davenport Receives Diversity Catalyst Award

Dawson Davenport Receives Diversity Catalyst Award

On Monday, March 27, 2017 Dawson Davenport was honored as a recipient of the 2017 University of Iowa Diversity Catalyst ...
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Seeking Meskwaki Arts and Craft Vendors

Seeking Meskwaki Arts and Craft Vendors

The University of Iowa Native American Student Association and Powwow Committee would like to express their appreciation and continued support ...
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Department Continues Filing Free Tax Returns

Department Continues Filing Free Tax Returns

The tax filing season is upon us and what better opportunity to have your tax returns prepared by certified tax ...
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Tribal Operations Announces New Apprenticeship Program

Tribal Operations Announces New Apprenticeship Program

In the ever-changing world around us, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa understands the need to ...
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Grassley, Ernst Bill Aligns Criminal Jurisdiction on Meskwaki Settlement with rest of Indian Country

Grassley, Ernst Bill Aligns Criminal Jurisdiction on Meskwaki Settlement with rest of Indian Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 16, 2017 Grassley, Ernst Bill Aligns Criminal Jurisdiction on Meskwaki Settlement with rest of Indian ...
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Meskwaki Nation Times Deadline for Submissions

Meskwaki Nation Times Deadline for Submissions

Third Monday of every month ...
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