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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Dec
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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 – Dec 16 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Santa Dash @ Justice Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Santa Dash @ Justice Center

Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am.

Wear your favorite Santa and/or Holiday Gear and come run with our youth!

T-shirts while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department, for questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. A FREE lunch will be provided at each Lunch and Learn!

Dates:

December 3, 2019 – Time for Me: Understanding Well-being

December 10, 2019 – Building Strong Relationships

December 17, 2019 – Managing Your Money

January 7, 2020 – Enjoying Good Health and Energy

To sign up, please call (641) 484-4094 and ask to speak with Megan, Ashley or Linda.

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Dec
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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center

Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center.

Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Menu: Roast Beef with Au Jus, Broasted Chicken, Wild Rice Pilaf, Whole Grain Roll, Cookie served with Coffee or Water.

For questions, call Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Dec
19
Thu
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter's Feast @ Tribal Center Gym

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm.

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Community Meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game.  Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

Also, Archery for all ages will begin at 4:00 pm! Archery is sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

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Dec
20
Fri
Amana Colonies & Coralville Trip
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dec
21
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CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym

Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym!

Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with coffee or juice.

Children’s entertainment provided by Living Characters!

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Dec
23
Mon
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program | Tama | Iowa | United States

Click here to watch the livestream: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/collegepanel

Join us for a LIVE panel discussion about the college experience with MSS Warrior alumni who are currently attending college.

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Christmas Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior’s Christmas Party & Gift Exchange @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
24
Tue
MSS Winter Break – CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Dec 24 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
Nicole’s Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nicole's Farewell Party @ Health Clinic Conference Room

Please join us on Tuesday, December 24th to wish Nicole Peterson (Meskwaki Health Clinic) Farewell as she begins a new chapter!

Tuesday, December 24th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Conference Room at the Health Clinic. Cake and ice cream will be provided. We hope to see you there!

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Tribal Operations – Closing at 12pm
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dec
25
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Tribal Operations Closed – Christmas Holiday
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
27
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Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Coat & Boot Giveaway @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

Join us on Friday, December 27th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar for a Coat and Boot Giveaway! This event is open to the community for children in need.

The coats and boots available were donated by Tribal Operations Staff during their Employee Holiday Party held on December 13th.

Available Boys Boots Sizes: 13 (2), 12 (2), 10 (2), 9 (1)

Available Girls Boots Sizes: 2 (2), 4 (3), 6 (1), 7 (1), 9 (1), 10 (1), 11 (5)

Available Boys Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (2), 5T (5), Youth Small (1), S 6/7 (1), S 8 (1), M (1), M 10/12 (1), XL 14/16 (1)

Available Girls Coats Sizes: 3T (1), 4T (1), 5T (3), XS 4/5 (2), S 7/8 (1), M 7/8 (1), 8/10 (1), M 10/12 (1), LG 10/12 (1), Women’s M (1)

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Dec
31
Tue
Medicare Reimbursement Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Senior’s New Year’s Eve Party @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
May 3 – Jun 13 all-day
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge Beginning May 3rd through June 13th. Points will be awarded daily: Steps Only (Walking or Running) Join the Meskwaki Sett-Fit Challenge Facebook Group for more details on the Step … Continue reading Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week @ Meskwaki Settlement
May 3 – May 7 all-day
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week @ Meskwaki Settlement
Meskwaki Public Works Hydrant Flushing Week: May 3-7, 2021 Hydrant Flushing is done (twice a year) to enhance water quality by: Flushing sediment from the water mains. Verifying the proper operation of hydrants and valves. … Continue reading Spring Hydrant Flushing Week
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
May 3 – May 17 all-day
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
Bringing Awareness to All Types of Cancer with a Virtual 5K Walk/Run Sign up anytime between May 3rd through May 17th. To register or for any questions, please all Ashley at 641-484-9426 or message her … Continue reading Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
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Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED
Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED @ Tribal Center Gym
May 4 all-day
Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED @ Tribal Center Gym
Notice of School Board Election On March 15, 2021 the Election Committee of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa approved the motion to schedule a School Board Election for the Meskwaki … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 9:00 am
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Tama Civic Center
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Tama Civic Center | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
Diabetes Bingo 12:00 pm
Diabetes Bingo @ via Zoom
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pick up your Diabetes Bingo Card and let us know your email address so we can send you the Zoom link.
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff 12:30 pm
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff @ Meskwaki Settlement School | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call (641) 481-1306 or (641) 481-0842
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 10:00 am
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up @ Meskwaki Settlement
May 10 – May 14 all-day
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up @ Meskwaki Settlement
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up: May 10-14, 2021 Money Orders 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” … Continue reading Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up
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Coffee & Culture 8:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
COFFEE & CULTURE Beginning April 14, 2021 Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Meskwaki Elders Circle and community elders will begin meeting every 2nd Wednesday each month from 8-10am to discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to … Continue reading Coffee & Culture
Stay Independent: Brain Health – A Healthy Aging Series 12:00 pm
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Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer @ You determine your route
May 17 – May 28 all-day
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer @ You determine your route
Bringing Awareness to All Types of Cancer with a Virtual 5K Walk/Run Sign up anytime between May 3rd through May 17th To register or for any questions, please all Ashley at 641-484-9426 or message her … Continue reading Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer
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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 with the meeting beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.
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Coffee & Culture 8:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
COFFEE & CULTURE Beginning April 14, 2021 Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Meskwaki Elders Circle and community elders will begin meeting every 2nd Wednesday each month from 8-10am to discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to … Continue reading Coffee & Culture
Take and Make on Facebook Live 12:00 pm
Take and Make on Facebook Live @ via Facebook Live on Meskwaki Wellness page
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Take and Make recipe TBD *Must sign up by May 12 at Noon. Participants will need to pick up their ingredients on May 25 to make recipe at home!
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