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.

MSS 2022-2023 School Registration – RETURNING Students

Meskwaki High School 1608 305th Street, Tama, IA

Meskwaki Settlement School 2022-2023 School Registration for RETURNING students begins Tuesday, July 26,2022 through Monday, August 15, 2022. Registration for NEW and TRANSFER students begins Monday, August 1, 2022 through […]

MSS 2022-2023 School Registration – NEW/TRANSFER Students

Meskwaki High School 1608 305th Street, Tama, IA

Meskwaki Settlement School 2022-2023 School Registration for RETURNING students begins Tuesday, July 26,2022 through Monday, August 15, 2022. Registration for NEW and TRANSFER students begins Monday, August 1, 2022 through […]

106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow

Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Battleground Rd, Tama, IA

Get ready for the 106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow. After a two year hiatus due to COVID, we're putting protocols in place to bring back our most anticipated, exciting event yet. […]

Health Clinic Annual Powwow Fun Run/Walk

Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Battleground Rd, Tama, IA

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be sponsoring a Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Cook Shack. Health Clinic Annual Powwow Fun Run/Walk August 13, 2022 […]

Health Clinic/Pharmacy – CLOSED

Meskwaki Clinic 1646 305th Street, Tama, Iowa

Meskwaki Tribal Operations (including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing on Thursday, August 11 at 12:00pm/Noon and will be closed ALL DAY Friday, August 12th in celebration of […]

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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