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Aug
17
Tue
Back to School Health Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Back to School Health Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering Back to School Clinics on August 17 from 5-7PM and August 21 from 12-4PM at the Meskwaki Health Clinic.

Please call the clinic to schedule an appointment for your student(s) in 7th-12th grade that are needing any forms for school, including physical forms, sports physicals, dental certificates and immunizations.

To schedule an appointment call (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
18
Wed
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event

Please join us as we break ground on the new Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center.  Located behind the Meskwaki Public Works building, next to the Health Clinic, the new state-of-the art facility will host numerous amenities including community and youth areas, a day care, gymnasium, and more!

Click here to learn more!

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Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pick up bag of veggies

Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)

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Cooking Demo @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
MSS Open House @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
MSS Open House @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Meskwaki Settlement School to host an Open House on August 18, 2021 from 4:30PM until 6:30PM in the High School, Middle School and Elementary.

MSS will be providing light snacks for students and their families while they register for the 2021-2022 school year and meet teachers and staff.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in the Tribal Chambers at 5:00 pm.

With Covid precautions 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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Aug
19
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 19 @ 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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Aug
21
Sat
Back to School Health Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Back to School Health Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering Back to School Clinics on August 17 from 5-7PM and August 21 from 12-4PM at the Meskwaki Health Clinic.

Please call the clinic to schedule an appointment for your student(s) in 7th-12th grade that are needing any forms for school, including physical forms, sports physicals, dental certificates and immunizations.

To schedule an appointment call (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
23
Mon
SettFit Begins “Total Wellness Challenge”
Aug 23 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
SettFit Begins "Total Wellness Challenge"
Wellness is more than just being active and eating well, and this challenge provides an opportunity to explore eight unique dimensions of wellness to help you build a holistic sense of fulfillment and well-being.
Prizes include three grand prizes awarded by raffle of $100 Visa Gift Cards and eight $25 Visa Gift Cards will also be awarded by raffle, along with other swag, along the way! Each person who completes the challenge (and watches the videos) will receive a tee shirt!
How To Enter
The easiest way to participate is to connect an app or device to our SettFit app called “Wellable”. If you have already done this, nice work! You will automatically be entered into the challenge. Your points will begin on August 23rd so be sure and start logging your nutrition and activity points on that day.
Complete rules have been emailed to current participants and are located in the bulletin board on the Wellable app!
Double check that your activity trackers are synced with the app and your sneakers are laced up and ready to go. If you have not already connected an app or device to Wellable, visit the Bulletin Board in your Wellable account and follow the easy instructions to get set up.
If you have NOT yet joined our SettFit Group through Wellable, sign up by visiting this link. https://app.wellable.co/meskwakisettfit
Get ready!

 

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE RULES.

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Aug
24
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 24 @ 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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Aug
25
Wed
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Aug 25 @ 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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Tribal Council Meeting – RESCHEDULED @ Tribal Chambers
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm
Aug
26
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 26 @ 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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Aug
31
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 31 @ 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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Sep
1
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for August 25, 2021 has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers.

With Covid precautions 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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Sep
2
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 2 @ 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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Sep
3
Fri
Tribal Operations– Closing Early
Sep 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tribal Operations-- Closing Early
Tribal Operations (excluding the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing today, September 3 at 12PM/Noon.
Monday, September 6 is Labor Day so both the Tribal Operations and the Health Clinic/Pharmacy will be closed due to the holiday.
Tribal Operations and the Health Clinic/Pharmacy business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 7.
Thank you and have a safe and happy weekend!
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Sep
7
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 7 @ 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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Sep
9
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 9 @ 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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Sep
14
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 14 @ 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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Sep
15
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for September 1, has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The meeting will begin at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers.

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Sep
16
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 16 @ 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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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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Sep
21
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 21 @ 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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Sep
23
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 23 @ 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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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for August 25, 2021 has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid precautions Tribal Council Members, key staff … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
3
Tribal Operations– Closing Early 12:00 pm
Tribal Operations– Closing Early
Sep 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tribal Operations-- Closing Early
Tribal Operations (excluding the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing today, September 3 at 12PM/Noon. Monday, September 6 is Labor Day so both the Tribal Operations and the Health Clinic/Pharmacy will be closed … Continue reading Tribal Operations– Closing Early
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7
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 7 @ 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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9
Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 9 @ 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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14
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 14 @ 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 @ Tribal Chambers 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for September 1, has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The meeting will begin at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers.
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 16 @ 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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18
19
20
Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Photo Submissions Accepted
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 … Continue reading Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration – Photo Submissions Accepted
21
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 21 @ 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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23
Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 23 @ 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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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 28 @ 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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Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Sep 29 @ 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
Flu Shot Clinic 5:00 pm
Flu Shot Clinic @ Health Clinic Front Lobby
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Flu Shot Clinic @ Health Clinic Front Lobby
Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, September 29 from 5-7PM in the Health Clinic Front Lobby. This Flu Shot Clinic is open to all Meskwaki and Native clinic patients. … Continue reading Flu Shot Clinic
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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Meskwaki Health Fair 10:00 am
Meskwaki Health Fair @ Meskwaki Casino Outdoor Arena
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meskwaki Health Fair @ Meskwaki Casino Outdoor Arena
Meskwaki Health Fair to be held on Thursday, September 30th from 10AM until 2PM at the Meskwaki Casino Arena (located behind Meskwaki Casino). For more information, please call Jennifer Scales or Ashley Aylsworth at 641-484-4094.
Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer