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Feb
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Tue
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum

The Meskwaki Tribal Museum will have a special guest, Tatiana Ergova tonight. This event will be held at the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum and it will begin at 6:00 pm.

Tatiana is a scholar visiting from the Arctic in Russia and is from the Saami tribe. She would like to share her culture with the community. Tatiana is a beadworker and would like to demonstrate her technique as well as learn about our methods of beaded.

We hope you can stop in and not only learn about another culture, but to share some of your own knowledge.

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Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING

A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm.

If the attendance is less than 30% of eligible voters of the Tribe at the first Nomination Meeting, a second Nomination Meeting will be held on February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

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Feb
5
Wed
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th!

There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. The deadline to sign up through MYP is Feb. 17th by 4:30 pm. There is a $30.00 registration fee. (*Payment plans available). Final payment is due by March 13th at 4:30 pm.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a Meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm and held in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING

A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm.

If the attendance is less than 30% of eligible voters of the Tribe at the first Nomination Meeting, a second Nomination Meeting will be held on February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

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Feb
6
Thu
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center

Join us as we welcome Chance Rush, Youth Outreach Advocate, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach to the Meskwaki Settlement on February 6th!

“Chance travels throughout the United States and Canada to work with Native communities in efforts to inspire, heal, motivate and energize. He has a talent for using his energy and humor to spread a simple message. He promotes healthy living and lives his life alcohol and drug free.”

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Feb
7
Fri
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Feb
10
Mon
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Feb
11
Tue
Recall Election @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Recall Election @ Tribal Center Gym

ORDER FOR RECALL ELECTION:

A Recall Election will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac and Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

All completed absentee ballots must be received by the Election Committee no later than February 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm.

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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MMIW Sign Making @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join RISE on Tuesday, February 11th from 5:00-6:30 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar for MMIW March Sign Making!

This event is for those of you who are going to the MMIW March on Friday, February 14th in Minneapolis, MN and would like make a sign. Supplies will be available, and light refreshments will be provided.

If you would like anything printed out, please contact Gea Aitkens or Katie Deines at (641) 484-4444.

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Feb
12
Wed
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine’s Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RESCHEDULED – Family Fun Night
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center

An Election Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

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Feb
13
Thu
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
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30-Minute Workout w/ Jason 11:30 am
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
 
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Democratic Caucus 7:00 pm
Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm
Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center | Tama | Iowa | United States
https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx    
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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing 1:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie – PM Showing @ Seniors Center
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm
Plaza 9 Movie - PM Showing @ Seniors Center
 
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic 6:00 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic @ Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum
The Meskwaki Tribal Museum will have a special guest, Tatiana Ergova tonight. This event will be held at the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum and it will begin at 6:00 pm. Tatiana is a scholar … Continue reading Museum Presentation: Tatiana Eroga, Saami Culture in the Artic
Nomination Meeting 7:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm. If the attendance is … Continue reading Nomination Meeting
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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Girls Softball Registration 3:30 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Girls Softball Registration @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th! There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 … Continue reading Girls Softball Registration
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council has scheduled a Meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm and held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Nomination Meeting 7:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Center Gym
NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm. If the attendance is … Continue reading Nomination Meeting
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30-Minute Workout w/ Jason 11:30 am
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
30-Minute Workout w/ Jason @ Seniors Center
 
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Chance Rush Presentation 5:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chance Rush Presentation @ MBCH Convention Center
Join us as we welcome Chance Rush, Youth Outreach Advocate, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach to the Meskwaki Settlement on February 6th! “Chance travels throughout the United States and Canada to work with Native communities in … Continue reading Chance Rush Presentation
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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
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Recall Election 8:00 am
Recall Election @ Tribal Center Gym
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Recall Election @ Tribal Center Gym
ORDER FOR RECALL ELECTION: A Recall Election will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac and Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. … Continue reading Recall Election
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Elder’s Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Elder's Committee Meeting @ Seniors Center
 
MMIW Sign Making 5:00 pm
MMIW Sign Making @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join RISE on Tuesday, February 11th from 5:00-6:30 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar for MMIW March Sign Making! This event is for those of you who are going to the MMIW March on … Continue reading MMIW Sign Making
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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Valentine’s Bingo 1:00 pm
Valentine’s Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Valentine's Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
Buffalo Meat Distribution 5:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
 
RESCHEDULED – Family Fun Night 5:00 pm
RESCHEDULED – Family Fun Night
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Election Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center
An Election Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.
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MMIW March in Minnesota
Lacrosse Signup Deadline 8:00 am
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Sign up now for the Lacrosse 2020 Spring Season! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP Signup Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020. Boys Lacrosse is for ages 9 to 13. There is a$30 registration fee. Payment … Continue reading Lacrosse Signup Deadline
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine's Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
 
Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale 4:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder's Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Elder’s Committee will be having an Indian Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, February 14th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services Center, 301 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339. Menu: Indian … Continue reading Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale
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Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP 8:00 am
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program
t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th! There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 … Continue reading Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP
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Swearing-In Ceremony 10:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers
Join us for a Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Council Chambers. The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members Vern … Continue reading Swearing-In Ceremony
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MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal 12:30 pm
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Bean Bag Toss 1:00 pm
Bean Bag Toss @ Seniors Center
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bag Toss @ Seniors Center
 
Storm Spotter Training 4:30 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms
The MBCH Security Department and Meskwaki Risk Management Committee will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, February 19th from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm. Sign in begins at 4:15 pm and this training … Continue reading Storm Spotter Training
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on a bi-weekly … Continue reading (Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting
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(Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
(Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo! Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious … Continue reading (Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo
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CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting 10:00 am
CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED - Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on … Continue reading CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Seniors Center
 
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Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make … Continue reading Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Seniors Center
 
MSS Language Night – Details TBA 5:00 pm
MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks 11:00 am
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
 
February Birthday Meal 12:00 pm
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
February Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
 
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo! Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious … Continue reading Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo
POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop 5:00 pm
POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED - Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
Join MFSI and the Diabetes Program on Thursday, February 27th for a hominy making demonstration. Workshop will begin at 5:00 pm at the Health Clinic kitchen.  Free & open to all. Hope to see you … Continue reading POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop
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