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Meskwaki Nation Photo Gallery
Sep
20
Mon
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Photo Submissions Accepted
Sep 20 – Sep 30 all-day
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration - Photo Submissions Accepted
Join us for our Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration!
Fleece blankets will be given to our elders and there will be drawing prizes for all participants.
Photo Challenge: Submit a photo of your beloved koko and/or medo to be entered into the drawings.
How to Enter: Photo Challenge submissions can be emailed to childsupportservices@meskwaki-nsn.gov, sent via text to (641) 481-0847 or you can FB message them to Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services.
*Submissions will be accepted beginning September 20th through September 30th.
**Drawing will be held on October 1st.
Event sponsored by: Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Elders Circle, Meskwaki Senior Services, Resources for Indigenous Survivors & Empowerment (R.I.S.E.)
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Oct
1
Fri
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Prize Drawings
Oct 1 all-day
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration - Prize Drawings
Join us for our Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration!
Fleece blankets will be given to our elders and there will be drawing prizes for all participants.
Photo Challenge: Submit a photo of your beloved koko and/or medo to be entered into the drawings.
How to Enter: Photo Challenge submissions can be emailed to childsupportservices@meskwaki-nsn.gov, sent via text to (641) 481-0847 or you can FB message them to Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services.
*Submissions will be accepted beginning September 20th through September 30th.
**Drawing will be held on October 1st.
Event sponsored by: Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Elders Circle, Meskwaki Senior Services, Resources for Indigenous Survivors & Empowerment (R.I.S.E.)
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Oct
3
Sun
Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale @ MSS Football Field
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am
Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale @ MSS Football Field

Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club invites you to come kick off Warrior Homecoming Week and Inferno game day on Sunday, October 3rd with a Corn Hole Tournament and Indian Taco Sale!

Inferno Football Games:

  • 3/4 Grade Team plays at 1:30PM
  • 5/6 Grade Team plays at 2:30PM

Corn Hole Tournament Details:

  • 2 Person Co-Ed // $20 per person
  • Matches will start at 10:00AM at the Meskwaki Settlement School
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places – Sponsored by MYP
  • Prize will be awarded to team dressed with ‘Most Warrior Pride’
  • Sign up your team by contacting Anneka at (641) 481-1322
  • DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Indian Taco Sale:

$8.00 – Indian Taco and Drink

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Oct
5
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club
  • Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting @ Meskwaki Apprenticeship
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting @ Meskwaki Apprenticeship | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Youth is looking for Youth in Grades 5-12th to sign up for the MY Leadership Council.  The Mission and Goals for the Leadership Council are:

Mission:

To build purpose driven leaders in and around the Meskwaki Community.

Goals:

  • Youth will feel empowered as leaders to make change in their community through community service lead projects.
  • Youth will set goals and determine how to measure success of their community service experiences.
  • Youth will take healthy risks and build supportive relationships with their peers.

There will be an information Meeting held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 5:30PM until 6:30PM at Meskwaki Apprenticeship (3138 H Ave).

If you have any questions, please contact Meskwaki Youth Development Program at 641-484-5369.

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General Election Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
General Election Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Gymnasium

2021 GENERAL ELECTION NOTICE:

NOMINATION MEETING:

There will be a Nomination Meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in the Tribal Gymnasium. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 P.M. Doors will be closed at this time.

If there is no quorum of eligible voters, a second Nomination Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 in the Tribal Gymnasium. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 P.M. Doors will be closed at this time.

PRIMARY ELECTION:

The Primary Election shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

GENERAL ELECTION:

The General Election shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 8:00 A.M – 8:00 P.M.

RUN-OFF ELECTION:

Run-Off Election, if necessary, shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS:

Upon written request, absentee ballots will be made available to those eligible voters requesting one.

Requests for an absentee ballot can be made via the following:

  1. Faxed to the Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee at (641) 484-5424.
  2. Mailed to Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee, 349 Meskwaki Road, Tama, IA 52339
  3. Email to: el.committee@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Absentee ballot requests for the Primary Election must be received by September 27, 2021 at 4:30 P.M. Absentee ballots and voting instructions for the Primary Election will be sent out on October 7, 2021. Completed, notarized ballots for the Primary Election must be received by October 12, 221 at 8:00 P.M.

Absentee ballot requests for the General Election must be received by October 4, 2021 at 4:30 P.M. Absentee ballots and voting instructions for the General Election will be sent out on October 13, 2021. Completed, notarized ballots for the General Election must be received by October 19, 2021 at 8:00 P.M.

Absentee ballot requests for a Run-Off Election, if necessary, must be received by October 11, 2021 at 4:30 P.M. Absentee ballots and voting instructions for the Run-Off Election will be sent out on October 20, 2021. Completed, notarized ballots for a Run-Off Election must be received by October 26, 2021 at 8:00 P.M.

Sec. 8-2101 of Title 8. Election code of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa provides the following:

Except for an election to amend the Constitution or Bylaws of the Tribe, no individual shall be qualified to vote in any election unless the individual:

(a) Is a member of the Tribe;

(b) Is an adult on or before the date of the election;

(c) Was a resident of the Settlement for at least six months prior to the current or any previous election; and

(d) Is currently a resident of the State of Iowa

Furthermore, Sec. 8-2201 (a) states:

(a) “Adult” means an individual who is twenty-one years of age or older.

FOUR (4) TRIBAL COUNCIL POSITIONS ARE TO BE FILLED BY THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTION PROCESS.

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Oct
6
Wed
2nd Nominations @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

No quorum was reached on night #1 of Election Nominations.  Therefore, 2nd Nominations will be tonight (10/6/21) for eligible members.  Doors close at 7 PM.  Masks mandatory.

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Oct
7
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club
    • Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Oct
8
Fri
Referendum Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Referendum Election @ Tribal Gymnasium

Notice of Referendum Election

On September 15, 2021 the Sac & Fox Tribal Council issued an Order for Referendum Election to the Election Committee of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa by adopting Resolution 18-2021; which poses the following question to eligible voters:

Should current or future members of the Tribal Council be employed by the Tribal Government or any Tribal Enterprises, including Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in any position other than management?”

Therefore, in accordance with Sec. 8-4705 of Title 8. Election Code, a Referendum Election shall be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 in the Tribal Gymnasium on the Meskwaki Settlement.  Polls will be open from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Upon written request absentee ballots will be made available to those eligible voters who request one by:

  1. Fax to the Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee at (641) 484-5424
  2. Mail to Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee, 349 Meskwaki Road, Tama, IA 52339
  3. Email to: el.committee@meskwaki-nsn.gov

All absentee ballot requests by fax, mail, or email must be received by September 24, 2021 at 4:30 P.M.

Absentee ballots and voting instructions will be mailed out to absentee voters by September 28, 2021.

All completed, notarized absentee ballots must be received by the Election Committee no later than 8:00 P.M. on October 8, 2021.

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Homecoming Coronation LIVESTREAMING
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homecoming Coronation LIVESTREAMING

Homecoming Coronation LIVE from the Meskwaki Settlement School:

https://livestream.com/meskwakination/events/9881732

 

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Homecoming Parade LIVESTREAMING
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Homecoming Parade LIVESTREAMING

Homecoming Parade LIVE from the Meskwaki Settlement School: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/events/9881707

 

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Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm
Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field

Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club presents… Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale! To be held on Friday, October 8th starting at 5PM at the MSS Football Field. Participants please bring your entry to the field between 4:00-4:30PM.

Chili and Frybread – $6.00

Chili Cook-Off will be held during the Meskwaki Homecoming Football Game.

The competition will be judged by the football coaches of the MFL and Inferno teams.

For more information call Shoshonis at 641-485-0994.

FREE to enter pot is donation to chili sale

 

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Oct
11
Mon
Community Fall Clean-Up
Oct 11 – Oct 15 all-day
Community Fall Clean-Up

Meskwaki Public Works will be having their Community Fall Clean-Up October 11th-15th.

Please sort items in two piles and place near roadside.

  1. Metals and Appliances
  2. Junk

Route: West Village, North of Hwy 30, South of Hwy 30, H Ave

Service Charge for Certain Items are as follows:

  • White Goods (appliances) – No Charge
  • CRT Monitor/TV Under 19″ – $8/each
  • CRT TV/Monitor 19″-25″ – $15/each
  • CRT TV/Monitor 26″ & Above – $18/each
  • Console Projection TVs – $20/each
  • Tires (Car/Light Truck) – $5 w/o rim  or $10 w/rim
  • Tires (Small/Mower/Golf Cart) – $2 w/o rim or $7 w/ rim

Checks are no longer accepted by the Tama County Landfill through us.

Money Order and cash payments can be made at Public Works or at the Tribal Center Finance Office.

Please make Money Orders out to: “Tama County Landfill

The following items ARE NOT accepted for the Clean-Up:

  • Cars
  • Chemicals
  • Motor Oil
  • Branches
  • Batteries
  • Trees
  • Paint
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Oct
12
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club
  • Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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Oct
13
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 beginning at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers.
 
With Covid-19 precautions in mind, Tribal Council Members, key staff and individuals on the agenda will only be allowed in the meeting. This will be a temporary arrangement until further notice.
 
*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.
**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.
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Oct
14
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club
    • Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Oct
19
Tue
General Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
General Election @ Tribal Gymnasium

2021 GENERAL ELECTION NOTICE:

GENERAL ELECTION:

The General Election shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 8:00 A.M – 8:00 P.M.

Masks will be required for entrance.  Please follow all CDC recommendations for entrance.

RUN-OFF ELECTION:

Run-Off Election, if necessary, shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

 

Sec. 8-2101 of Title 8. Election code of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa provides the following:

Except for an election to amend the Constitution or Bylaws of the Tribe, no individual shall be qualified to vote in any election unless the individual:

(a) Is a member of the Tribe;

(b) Is an adult on or before the date of the election;

(c) Was a resident of the Settlement for at least six months prior to the current or any previous election; and

(d) Is currently a resident of the State of Iowa

Furthermore, Sec. 8-2201 (a) states:

(a) “Adult” means an individual who is twenty-one years of age or older.

FOUR (4) TRIBAL COUNCIL POSITIONS ARE TO BE FILLED BY THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTION PROCESS.

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Oct
20
Wed
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival @ Meskwaki Youth House
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival @ Meskwaki Youth House | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival
 
Grab & Go Pumpkin and Goody-Bag Pickup
Wednesday, October 20th
4:00-6:00PM
Meskwaki Youth House (1641 305th St, Tama)
 
Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a fall festival for community members and their children. Come “pick” a pumpkin and a goody bag for your child!
 
This will be a grab-and-go event. There will be large pumpkins to choose from and a children’s goody bag available while supplies last. **Please limit one per person and to be mindful of social distancing recommendations.
 
Should you have any questions, please contact Meskwaki Family Services at 641-484-4444.
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Oct
21
Thu
Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run @ Meskwaki Clinic
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run @ Meskwaki Clinic

Join the Meskwaki Health Clinic as they host an Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run for Breast Cancer Awareness on Thursday, October 21st at the Meskwaki Clinic.

Remember to wear PINK! There will be a ‘Wear Pink Contest’ that will have 1 adult winner and 1 youth winner! Wear your most creative pink outfit during the Indigenous Pink Day Walk/Run at the Meskwaki Clinic and win!

6:00PM Registration

6:30PM Start

Route: to Casino stop sign and back.

There will be Food, Beverages and Door Prizes. Hoodies will be given out while supplies last. We hope to see you there!

 

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Oct
27
Wed
Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM
Oct 27 all-day
Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM

Meskwaki Youth Development Program is hosting a

PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST

Open to all natives on or near the Meskwaki Community!

Deadline to Enter: October 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Cash prizes: Youth $50 // Adults: $100

Categories:

  • Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Creative

One submission per person.

One youth and one adult winner per category.

Winners will be notified via email and announced on the MYDP Facebook page on October 29.

Meskwaki Youth Development Program

3134 H Ave, Tama IA 52339

Questions? Call (641) 484-5369

 

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Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
Who: Community elders, members of the Meskwaki Elders Circle, & members of the Meskwaki Nation Police Department
What: Discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to strengthen relationships between two unique cultures
When: Every last Wednesday each month from 8 to 10 AM. Alternate date: last Wednesday of the month
Where: Lucky’s meeting room located at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino & Hotel (Coffee provided)
Why: Increase knowledge of both cultures to grow, blend, understand and share….knowledge is power!
How: By inviting a group of like-minded individuals to a well-rounded conversation about Meskwaki and Police Culture.
*Safety Precautions: Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, please maintain safe distancing and wear a mask when not consuming beverages or eating (optional/eat at own cost).
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Oct
30
Sat
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
🎃👻 Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night 👻🎃
Saturday, October 30th
5:00-8:00PM
Meskwaki Settlement
*Remember to wear a mask, wash or sanitize hands frequently, stay 6ft apart, and please stay home if you are feeling sick.
**If you choose to participate in handing out candy don’t forget to leave your porch light on.
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Oct
31
Sun
MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest – Submission Deadline at 11:59PM
Oct 31 @ 11:45 pm
MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest - Submission Deadline at 11:59PM

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Halloween Costume Contest hosted by Meskwaki Youth Development Program is now open!

Please visit https://forms.gle/EYq4xPRXWYfPxfJU7 to enter and upload your submission. **Video submissions longer than 30 seconds will be disqualified.
Deadline: OCT 31, 2021 @ 11:59PM
The Categories:
  • Ages 2 & Under: Cutest / Funniest / Most Creative, 1st-$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10
  • Ages 3-5: Cutest / Funniest / Most Creative, 1st-$30, 2nd-$20, 3rd-$10
  • Ages 6-8: Scariest / Funniest / Most Creative, 1st-$35, 2nd-$25, 3rd-$15
  • Ages 9-11: Scariest / Funniest / Most Creative (3 places for each category) 1st-$40, 2nd-$30, 3rd-$20
  • Ages 12-14: Scariest / Funniest / Most Creative (3 places for each category) 1st-$50, 2nd-$40, 3rd-$30
  • Ages 15-18 (HS Senior): Scariest / Funniest / Most Creative (3 places for each category) 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, 3rd-$50
  • Adults 18 & Over: Scariest / Funniest / Most Creative (3 places for each category) 1st-$200, 2nd-$150, 3rd-$100
  • Pets: Cutest / Funniest / Most Creative (2 places for each category) 1st-$25, 2nd-$10
Questions? Call us at (641)484-5369.
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Nov
6
Sat
Pickup & Play: Knuckleheads Lacrosse @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pickup & Play: Knuckleheads Lacrosse @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field | Tama | Iowa | United States

Greetings Parents,

Exciting news! The Knuckleheads Lacrosse was one of 40 Teams across the nation that was selected for a “Pickup and Play grant. Participants will receive a great introduction to the sport, get connected to their local community lacrosse organization, and receive a pinnie at no cost!

This Clinic is open to Boys and Girls, it will be held at the Meskwaki Settlement School on November 6, 2021 from 11:00AM-1:00PM. To signup: https://www.usalacrosse.com/event/pickup-and-play-knuckleheads-lacrosse if you have any questions please contact Britt Mitchell at mitchellb1423@gmail.com

The MYDP would like to send a big thank you to the US Lacrosse, Knucklehead/Swan/Mavericks Coaches, MSS, and the Knucklehead Lacrosse Board for hosting this event.

Sincerely,

Byemibaogea – Tashina Azure

Meskwaki Nation Youth Development Program Director

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Nov
24
Wed
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
Who: Community elders, members of the Meskwaki Elders Circle, & members of the Meskwaki Nation Police Department
What: Discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to strengthen relationships between two unique cultures
When: Every last Wednesday each month from 8 to 10 AM. Alternate date: last Wednesday of the month
Where: Lucky’s meeting room located at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino & Hotel (Coffee provided)
Why: Increase knowledge of both cultures to grow, blend, understand and share….knowledge is power!
How: By inviting a group of like-minded individuals to a well-rounded conversation about Meskwaki and Police Culture.
*Safety Precautions: Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, please maintain safe distancing and wear a mask when not consuming beverages or eating (optional/eat at own cost).
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Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Prize Drawings
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Prize Drawings
Oct 1 all-day
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration - Prize Drawings
Join us for our Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration! Fleece blankets will be given to our elders and there will be drawing prizes for all participants. Photo Challenge: Submit a photo of your beloved koko … Continue reading Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Prize Drawings
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Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale 10:00 am
Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale @ MSS Football Field
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am
Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale @ MSS Football Field
Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club invites you to come kick off Warrior Homecoming Week and Inferno game day on Sunday, October 3rd with a Corn Hole Tournament and Indian Taco Sale! Inferno Football Games: 3/4 Grade … Continue reading Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale
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5
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting 5:30 pm
MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting @ Meskwaki Apprenticeship
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting @ Meskwaki Apprenticeship | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Youth is looking for Youth in Grades 5-12th to sign up for the MY Leadership Council.  The Mission and Goals for the Leadership Council are: Mission: To build purpose driven leaders in and around … Continue reading MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting
General Election Nomination Meeting 7:00 pm
General Election Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
General Election Nomination Meeting @ Tribal Gymnasium
2021 GENERAL ELECTION NOTICE: NOMINATION MEETING: There will be a Nomination Meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in the Tribal Gymnasium. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 P.M. Doors will be closed at this time. If there is no quorum of eligible … Continue reading General Election Nomination Meeting
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2nd Nominations 7:00 pm
2nd Nominations @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
No quorum was reached on night #1 of Election Nominations.  Therefore, 2nd Nominations will be tonight (10/6/21) for eligible members.  Doors close at 7 PM.  Masks mandatory.
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Referendum Election 8:00 am
Referendum Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Referendum Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
Notice of Referendum Election On September 15, 2021 the Sac & Fox Tribal Council issued an Order for Referendum Election to the Election Committee of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa … Continue reading Referendum Election
Homecoming Coronation LIVESTREAMING 10:00 am
Homecoming Coronation LIVESTREAMING
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homecoming Coronation LIVESTREAMING
Homecoming Coronation LIVE from the Meskwaki Settlement School: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/events/9881732  
Homecoming Parade LIVESTREAMING 1:00 pm
Homecoming Parade LIVESTREAMING
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Homecoming Parade LIVESTREAMING
Homecoming Parade LIVE from the Meskwaki Settlement School: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/events/9881707  
Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale 5:00 pm
Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm
Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale @ Meskwaki Settlement School Football Field
Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club presents… Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale! To be held on Friday, October 8th starting at 5PM at the MSS Football Field. Participants please bring your entry to the field between … Continue reading Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale
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Community Fall Clean-Up
Community Fall Clean-Up
Oct 11 – Oct 15 all-day
Community Fall Clean-Up
Meskwaki Public Works will be having their Community Fall Clean-Up October 11th-15th. Please sort items in two piles and place near roadside. Metals and Appliances Junk Route: West Village, North of Hwy 30, South of … Continue reading Community Fall Clean-Up
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 beginning at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers.   With Covid-19 precautions in mind, Tribal Council Members, key staff and individuals on the … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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General Election 8:00 am
General Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
General Election @ Tribal Gymnasium
2021 GENERAL ELECTION NOTICE: GENERAL ELECTION: The General Election shall be held at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 8:00 A.M – 8:00 P.M. Masks will be required for entrance.  Please follow all CDC recommendations … Continue reading General Election
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Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival 4:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival @ Meskwaki Youth House
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival @ Meskwaki Youth House | Tama | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival   Grab & Go Pumpkin and Goody-Bag Pickup Wednesday, October 20th 4:00-6:00PM Meskwaki Youth House (1641 305th St, Tama)   Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a fall festival for community … Continue reading Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival
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Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run 6:00 pm
Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run @ Meskwaki Clinic
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run @ Meskwaki Clinic
Join the Meskwaki Health Clinic as they host an Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run for Breast Cancer Awareness on Thursday, October 21st at the Meskwaki Clinic. Remember to wear PINK! There will be a ‘Wear … Continue reading Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run
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Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM
Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM
Oct 27 all-day
Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM
Meskwaki Youth Development Program is hosting a PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST Open to all natives on or near the Meskwaki Community! Deadline to Enter: October 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM Cash prizes: Youth $50 // Adults: … Continue reading Deadline to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest at 11:59PM
Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
Who: Community elders, members of the Meskwaki Elders Circle, & members of the Meskwaki Nation Police Department What: Discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to strengthen relationships between two unique cultures When: Every last Wednesday … Continue reading Coffee and Culture
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Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night Saturday, October 30th 5:00-8:00PM Meskwaki Settlement *Remember to wear a mask, wash or sanitize hands frequently, stay 6ft apart, and please stay home if you are feeling sick. **If you … Continue reading Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night
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MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest – Submission Deadline at 11:59PM 11:45 pm
MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest – Submission Deadline at 11:59PM
Oct 31 @ 11:45 pm
MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest - Submission Deadline at 11:59PM
Registration for the 2021 Virtual Halloween Costume Contest hosted by Meskwaki Youth Development Program is now open! Please visit https://forms.gle/EYq4xPRXWYfPxfJU7 to enter and upload your submission. **Video submissions longer than 30 seconds will be disqualified. … Continue reading MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest – Submission Deadline at 11:59PM