Meskwaki Nation

Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa

Iowa’s only federally recognized Indian tribe, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, is known as the Meskwaki Nation, or the “People of the Red Earth.” Our settlement is located in Tama, Iowa, and is comprised of more than 8,624 acres. We have more than 1,450 enrolled tribal members, and we’re the largest employer in Tama County, employing over 1,100 people. Through preservation, improved community services, and business opportunities, the people of the Meskwaki Nation are committed to protecting our inherent sovereignty, preserving and promoting our culture, and improving the quality of life for future generations.

Featured Events

From council meetings to wellness seminars, community events, and more, check out what’s going on in the Meskwaki community.

Tribal Ops – CLOSED – Employee Appreciation Picnic

Tribal Operations will be having an Employee Appreciation Picnic on Friday, May 27th (rain date 06/10/22) at Toledo Heights Park. Events: 8:30AM - Registration for Walk/Run 9:00AM - Poker Walk/Run […]

Tribal Ops CLOSED – Memorial Day

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Offices will resume normal business hours Tuesday, […]

Diabetes Share Program Sign-Up Deadline

Meskwaki Clinic 1646 305th Street, Tama, Iowa

Diabetes Share Program Sign-Up Deadline is May 31st. Patients with diabets can receive produce each week of the growing season.


Diabetes Program: Innovations in Diabetes

Meskwaki Clinic 1646 305th Street, Tama, Iowa

Innovations in Diabetes Information session about technology and ways to deliver insulin!  Come learn more from Alicia Barron, ARNP and Mary Beth with Medtronic. May 31st at 11am and 3pm […]

Services for the Tribal Community

The Meskwaki Nation provides countless services for its community members and is continuously working to improve the quality of life for the tribe through these programs.

Health Clinic

Our health clinic provides healthcare for individuals and families in the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual healing process.


Tribal Center

The tribal center is a hub for tribal operations and community gatherings. Tribal members and Tribal Operations departments can reserve these rooms for meetings, sporting events, fundraisers, family gatherings, and more.

Family Services

Family services are available to help strengthen families of the Meskwaki Indian Settlement by promoting healthy family functioning in an atmosphere of self-determination and traditional cultural values.


Workforce Development

Our workforce development program provides concepts and entry strategies to promote the economic growth of the Meskwaki Nation by empowering its Native workforce.

Meskwaki Nation’s Entities & Enterprises

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