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Jan
18
Mon
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Jan 18 – Feb 28 all-day
Jan
19
Tue
Diabetes Support Group: Relationship Between Diabetes and Depression/Mood Disorders @ via Facebook Live on Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm

Join us on January 19 at 12:00 pm, Noon, with the Diabetes Support Group to discuss the relationship between diabetes and depression/mood disorders with Caitlin Silveira, LMHC, Director of Behavioral Health Services with the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 19 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.
Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.
*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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Jan
27
Wed
Take and Make Facebook Live Event @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – We will show you how to make Skinny Low-Card Pepper Taco!

Must sign up by January 13th, at Noon, and make a plan to pick up your ingredients on January 26th at the Clinic to make the food at home!

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Feb
2
Tue
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The Tribal Council meeting that was to be on Wed., Feb. 3rd has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Tuesday, February 2
5:00 pm
via Zoom
Due to covid19 and safety precautions, this meeting will be held via Zoom.
**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.
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Feb
10
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Feast on Fruits and Vegetables @ via ZOOM
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Feast on Fruits and Vegetables

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Tribal Council Meeting CANCELED @ via Zoom
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm
Feb
11
Thu
Bison Meat Distribution
Feb 11 all-day
Bison Meat Distribution

Bison Meat Distribution – Open to ALL MESKWAKI COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12th

Delivery and Pick-up options available

Sign up by visiting Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/MeskwakiFSI

Priority given to individuals who are at high risk for covid-19, such as:

  • Age 65 and older
  • People with medical conditions
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • People with disabilities
  • Developmental and behavioral disorders
  • Drug use and substance use disorder
  • Families facing food insecurity
  • People experiencing homelessness
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Feb
12
Fri
Bison Meat Distribution
Feb 12 all-day
Bison Meat Distribution

Bison Meat Distribution – Open to ALL MESKWAKI COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12th

Delivery and Pick-up options available

Sign up by visiting Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/MeskwakiFSI

Priority given to individuals who are at high risk for covid-19, such as:

  • Age 65 and older
  • People with medical conditions
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • People with disabilities
  • Developmental and behavioral disorders
  • Drug use and substance use disorder
  • Families facing food insecurity
  • People experiencing homelessness
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Feb
24
Wed
Take and Make on Facebook Live @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD

Must sign up by February 10th, at Noon, and make a plan to pick up your ingredients on February 23rd at the Clinic to make the food at home!

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
1
Mon
Meskwaki SettFit Challenge Part 2: Eat Well, Be Well Challenge
Mar 1 – Apr 11 all-day
Mar
3
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Power Up with Protein @ via ZOOM
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Power Up with Protein

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
10
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Exercise Your Independence @ via ZOOM
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Exercise Your Independence

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
11
Thu
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held on March 10th, has been rescheduled to be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Due to Covid-19 and safety precautions, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

**Meetings dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.

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Mar
17
Wed
MSS Spring Break @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 17 – Mar 19 all-day
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Brain Health @ via ZOOM
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Brain Health

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
24
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Cooking for One or Two @ via ZOOM
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Cooking for One or Two

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for March 17, 2021 has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 24th beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.

Due to Covid-19 and safety precautions, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

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

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Mar
31
Wed
Diabetes Bingo @ via Zoom
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Apr
6
Tue
SettFit Challenge Final Weigh-Ins @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 6 @ 7:30 am – Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm

Final Weigh-Ins

The final weigh-ins are during week 12 of our SettFit Challenge. To weigh-in, stop into the Health Clinic on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday – April 6th – 8th anytime between 7:30am and 5:00 pm.

SettFit End of Challenge

It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of our journey! We’re almost finished with with 11 and that leaves only 1 more week to go! The challenge officially ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, April 11th. We won’t be posting anymore leaderboard announcements until the end of the challenge. Announcement of winners will be on Wednesday, April 14th LIVE on our SettFit Facebook group at 11:00am.

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Apr
11
Sun
SettFit Challenge Ends at11:59PM
Apr 11 all-day

Final Weigh-Ins

The final weigh-ins are during week 12 of our SettFit Challenge. To weigh-in, stop into the Health Clinic on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday – April 6th – 8th anytime between 7:30am and 5:00 pm.

SettFit End of Challenge

It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of our journey! We’re almost finished with with 11 and that leaves only 1 more week to go! The challenge officially ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, April 11th. We won’t be posting anymore leaderboard announcements until the end of the challenge. Announcement of winners will be on Wednesday, April 14th LIVE on our SettFit Facebook group at 11:00am.

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Apr
13
Tue
Stay Independent: Exercise Your Independence – A Healthy Aging Series @ via Zoom
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meskwaki Health Clinic Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: The Meskwaki Health Clinic is able to schedule ANYONE wishing to receive a COVID-19 vaccination 16 years old (with parental consent) and older.

Clinics scheduled for the week of April 12 through April 17:

  • Tuesday 4/13 – Pfizer Prime, 3 PM – 7 PM at Meskwaki Health Clinic
  • Wednesday 4/14 – Pfizer Prime, 9 AM – 3 PM at Tama Civic Center
  • Thursday 4/15 – Pfizer Prime, 3 PM – 7 PM at Meskwaki Health Clinic
  • Saturday 4/17 – Pfizer Prime, 10 AM – 2 PM at Meskwaki Casino (Drive-up)

IF YOU’D LIKE TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS:

(641) 481-1306

(641) 481-0842

(641) 481-1155 – FOR SPANISH

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Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The Tribal Council meeting that was to be held on 04/07/2021 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
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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
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 1 @ 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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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 3 @ 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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Sign-Ups for the Red Earth Gardens Share Program 8:00 am
Sign-Ups for the Red Earth Gardens Share Program @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – Jun 9 @ 10:00 am
June 8 and 9 from 8am to 10am Sign-up for the Red Earth Gardens Share program at Health Clinic By having blood draw before the programs starts and at the end.
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
9
Cooking for One or Two w/ ISU Extention and Outreach Nutrition Program 12:00 pm
Cooking for One or Two w/ ISU Extention and Outreach Nutrition Program @ via Zoom
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 9, 2021 at Noon on Zoom-Cooking for One or Two-call to sign-up Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition program
Stay Independent: Cooking for One or Two – A Healthy Aging Series 12:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETING Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:00 pm 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 … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 10 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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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17
Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
MFS Pool Party – POSTPONED DATE TBA 8:00 pm
MFS Pool Party – POSTPONED DATE TBA @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MFS Pool Party - POSTPONED DATE TBA @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center | Toledo | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a pool party at the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center next Thursday, June 17th from 8:00pm-10:00pm. Pizza will be provided while supplies last. Concessions will also be available for purchase. Must wear … Continue reading MFS Pool Party – POSTPONED DATE TBA
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2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament 11:00 am
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament Saturday, June 19, 11 AM – 12 PM Sunday, June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Meskwaki Powwow Grounds, Tama IA Meskwaki anglers of all ages are invited to participate! … Continue reading 2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament
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2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament 11:00 am
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament Saturday, June 19, 11 AM – 12 PM Sunday, June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Meskwaki Powwow Grounds, Tama IA Meskwaki anglers of all ages are invited to participate! … Continue reading 2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 22 @ 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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Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up 1:00 pm
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pick up bag of veggies Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 with the meeting beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid-19 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
Jun 24 @ 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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2nd Annual Golf Outing 10:00 am
2nd Annual Golf Outing @ Tama-Toledo County Club
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2nd Annual Golf Outing @ Tama-Toledo County Club
Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, June 27th at the Tama-Toledo County Club from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Participants will be in teams of two (2) and … Continue reading 2nd Annual Golf Outing
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
Elder Abuse Awareness Event 4:00 pm
Elder Abuse Awareness Event @ Tribal Center Gym
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder Abuse Awareness Event @ Tribal Center Gym
Help us spread awareness about elder abuse! Join us on Tuesday, June 29th from 4-7 PM at the Tribal Center Gym for an Elder Abuse Awareness Event Food will be provided. Come enjoy a good … Continue reading Elder Abuse Awareness Event
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Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jun 30 @ 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 2nd Wednesday … Continue reading Coffee and Culture