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Win a $50 Gift Card

The Meskwaki Financial Literacy Committee is partnering with First Nations Oweesta Corporation to develop financial literacy classes and resources for the community.

How you can help:

We ask that you please take a few moments to complete a financial empowerment survey. If you complete this quick survey, you can be entered to win a $50 gift card. The survey link is Deadline for responses is February 28, 2018.

We thank you in advance for your time and input!

~ Tiffany Scheid, Meskwaki Financial Literracy Committee Financial Literacy Committee


Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk TOMORROW!

Hope to see you on Thursday, November 23rd at 8 AM for the Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk

Reminder:  Your entry fee is 2 non-perishable food items!

Register at 7 AM at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic.  We’ll start at the clinic, loop to the Tribal Center and back.  Door prizes and free tee shirts to be given away at end of run.  Top 3 male and female finishers will receive pies!

Meskwaki Holiday Expo

Meskwaki Holiday Expo Sale

Midwest Holiday Sale attracts tribal artists nation-wide!


On December 7 & 8, 2017, the Meskwaki Senior Services will host the Meskwaki Holiday Expo, a large holiday sale of indigenous or native-themed items, in the Meskwaki Tribal Gymnasium. Every day, the doors are open from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Meskwaki community invites the public to fulfill their loved ones holiday gift wishes. The Meskwaki Holiday Expo features hand-made Meskwaki and other native crafts, sewn items, beading supplies, fresh produce or herbs from the Meskwaki Red Earth Gardens, and baked goods. Our talented craft artists create unique gifts that you won’t want to miss. Get ready for some great deals!


To add another bonus to finding the perfect, the Meskwaki Holiday Expo holds FREE PRIZE DRAWINGS at the end of each night.



WHEN:            DECEMBER 7 – 8, 2017


                        349 MESKWAKI RD.

                        TAMA, IA  52339


Satisfy your cravings with a home-cooked lunch sold daily by our local fundraisers!


Online vendor application can be found at


Vendor Contact


(641) 484 – 3888



Vendor Contact


(641) 484 -3185


Meskwaki Health Clinic Obtains Podiatrist

The Meskwaki Health Clinic is pleased to welcome Dr. Sean McMurray from Central Iowa Podiatry. Dr. McMurray will be in the Clinic the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month to provide foot care to the patient population. Services include diabetic foot care, sprains, heel and arch pain, ingrown toenails, and many other foot and ankle services. His first day in the Clinic will be on November 30th. Call the Clinic to schedule.