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Feb
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Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm
Democratic Caucus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center | Tama | Iowa | United States

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Feb
4
Tue
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
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
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
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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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
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
14
Fri
MMIW March in Minnesota
Feb 14 all-day
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 due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

Girls Lacrosse is for grades 4th – 6th. There is a $30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

For more information about games and practices please contact Head Coach: Britt Mitchell at 443-714-5052 (Text or Call), or you can email him at knuckleheadlacrosse@gmail.com.

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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 Taco – $6.00
  • Frybread – $3.00
  • Chili – $3.00
  • Yeast Rolls – $12/dozen
  • Cream Pies – $12.00
  • Cupcakes – $0.50/each
  • Cookies – $0.25/each
  • Pie – $9.00
  • Pop – $1.00

*Prices and items are subject to change without notice.

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Feb
17
Mon
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 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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Feb
18
Tue
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 Jefferson and Judith Bender, elected during the Recall Election held on February 11, 2020. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all.

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Feb
19
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 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 will be held in the Breakout rooms across from the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. Training instructed by The National Weather Service, Des Moines-Johnston Office.

Please call (641) 484-1516 or email dackman@meskwaki.com to reserve your place!

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(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 basis.

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

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Feb
20
Thu
(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 and nutritious!

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Feb
24
Mon
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 a bi-weekly basis.

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

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Feb
26
Wed
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 it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 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 a bi-weekly basis.

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

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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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