On Saturday, May 13th the Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services Department hosted a Mother/Son Dance at the Tribal Center Gym. The gym was lavishly decorated and attendees enjoyed snacks, dancing and a photo booth. The evening was capped off with a special song sung by Tyler Lasley. Thanks to all of the volunteers and participants for making this a great night for all.
Many Meskwaki students have attended this great program in the past and found it to be a fun and educational experience.
The Meskwaki Higher Education Program will provide transportation to and from the university.
Call Travis Mullen for more information or assistance (484-3157).
The Tribe is proposing to make an application for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) from the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency. The deadline for submission is May 18th. The narrative for the ICDBG will be available for review and comment at the Tribal Center receptionist’s desks.
Contact: Chris Hussey, Director of Marketing, KWWL Television, (319) 291-1200
Local student honored as ‘Best of the Class’
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Valedictorians or top graduating seniors were once again honored by KWWL and the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, April 29. The students took part in KWWL’s 33rd annual “Best of the Class” celebration.
Kredence Clark from Meskwaki Settlement School was honored as a member of the 2017 Best of the Class.
Best of the Class students were videotaped on the UNI campus for a series of public service announcements, which can be found on KWWL.com. They also had the opportunity to be photographed with KWWL news anchors Ron Steele and Amanda Goodman, Chief Meteorologist Mark Schnackenberg, and Sports Director Rick Coleman. KWWL Vice President and General Manager, Jim McKernan, noted “KWWL is proud to be associated with an event that shines a light on these outstanding students, their families, and schools.”
In its 33 years of recognizing academic excellence, KWWL’s Best of the Class has honored over forty-two hundred top graduating seniors. Best of the Class is a joint public service/community relations effort that encourages academic excellence among high school students by honoring students who serve as role models in their communities.
At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved proposed revisions to Title 6. Family Relations, Article II, known as the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Child Support Act, of the Code of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa. Such approval is subject to consideration of comments that may be forthcoming during a thirty (30) day public comment period.
Accordingly, a copy of the proposed Child Support Act is immediately available for public review and comment through May 8th, 2017.
– HOW TO GET A COPY OF THE PROPOSED LAW –
WHERE: You may request a copy of the subject law for your reviews by contacting:
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
SAC & FOX TRIBE OF THE MISSISSIPPI IN IOWA
349 MESKWAKI ROAD, TAMA IOWA 52339
TELEPHONE NUMBER (641) 484-4678
Come and talk with the Tribal Child Support Staff
MESKWAKI NATION CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES
Located in the Justice Center, along with Tribal Court
Please call (641) 484-9301
DEADLINE: All comments should be submitted in writing to Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services (mailing address: 349 Meskwaki Rd., Tama IA 52339) no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 08, 2017.
At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved updates to TITLE 10 (Enrollment) of the Code of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa. Such approval is subject to consideration of comments that may be forthcoming during a thirty (30) day public comment period.
Accordingly, a copy of the proposed Title 10 is immediately available for public review and comment through May 5, 2017. You may request a copy of the subject law for your review by contacting:
Office of the Attorney General
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa 349 Meskwaki Road, Tama Iowa 52339 Telephone Number (641) 484-4678.
All comments should be submitted in writing to the Office of the Attorney General no later than 4: 30 p.m. May 5, 2017.