A Celebration of American Indian Song and Dance, Tradition, and Education
April 20, 2019
Grand Entry 1pm & 7pm
Doors open at 11am
UI Field House
225 South Grand Avenue
Iowa City, Iowa
Master of Ceremonies
Vince Beyl, Minnesota
Darrell Hill, Iowa
White Tail, Nebraska
Hokah Sound, Oklahoma
Robert Morgan Post 701, Iowa
Golden Age Women
Golden Age Men
Adult Women’s Traditional
Adult Men’s Traditional
Adult Women’s Jingle
Adult Men’s Grass
Adult Women’s Fancy
Adult Men’s Fancy
Teen and Junior categories will receive day money.
Women’s Woodland Special
Men’s Woodland Special
American Indian Arts & Crafts
American Indian Food Vendors
Native American Student Association Graduation Recognition
FREE ADMISSION & ALL ARE WELCOME!
MORE INFORMATION: powwow.uiowa.edu
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact NASA in advance at 319-335-8298.
Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27.
Featured Exhibit: Mental Health – Mind Matters.
Please RSVP to Cait or MADAC staff at the Tribal Health Clinic by April 12 at (641) 484-4094 and indicate whether you will need transportation.
Stop by the Meskwaki Health Clinic on Sunday, April 28th for games and activities at 2 PM followed by our annual Easter egg hunt at 3 PM. There will be a “golden” and “silver” egg in each age category and a visit from the Easter bunny! Prizes, food, and fun awaits!
Age categories include: 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, and 50-up!
Fun for the whole family!!
Where: Meet at the Tribal Gym
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Date: April 29, 2019
Everyone that is going to take part in the Road Side Clean Up will need to get into a group of 5 to 6 people. Each group will then be assigned an area to pick up trash from the road side.
The group with the most bags filled up will receive that many in tickets for door prizes.
*Tribal Ops Employees – there will be an approved admin leave of 2 hours for everyone in attendance of the days events.
Call (641) 484-3511 if you have your team ready to go prior to Monday, April 22nd.
Meskwaki Earth Day
Road side clean-up in the morning, vendors, hands on activities for everyone, tree give away, door prizes, lunch sale and bake sale and so much more! So come on out and enjoy your day with us! Brought to you by the Meskwaki Natural Resources.
Where: Tribal Center Gym
When: April 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 30th. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place inside 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.
On Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki Commons the MSS will be hosting Art & Culture Night. The Concert will start at 6:00 pm.
Light refreshments will be available.
Door Prizes include: Pottery and Dawson Davenport Prints.
- K-12 Art Exhibit with Ribbons
- MAP and Cultural Displays
- Works by Other – Applied Arts Departments
The STC Title VI – Native American Program will be hosting a Parent Information Night on Wednesday, May 1st from 5:00-6:00 pm in the South Tama Elementary Cafeteria.
Parents, guardians and families are invited to join!
This informational meeting is organized to serve as a time to share about the Title VI program, which focuses on Native American Students within the STC school district.
Topics may include:
- Assist in oversight of educational opportunities
- Promote educational achievement of students
- Advocate for curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities
- Help facilitate involvement of parents, as first teachers of their children.
The Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum will be hosting a guest speaker on Friday, May 3rd. Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams is visiting the United States from Germany, and has scheduled a lecture here on the Settlement. He will be discussing WW11, and specifically Prisoners of War. His presentation will cover the “Wider Context Behind Meskwaki Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany”. This lecture will begin at 7:00 pm and will last until 8:00 pm, with time for questions and remarks at the conclusion.
This event is open to the public.
Join RISE (Resources for Indigenous Survivors and Empowerment) as they host a day of awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous Women.
On Sunday, May 5th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the State of Iowa Capital Complex, West Capital Terrace Stage in Des Moines, Iowa.
Wear red and join us in solidarity as we honor the lives of missing and murdered indigenous women in Iowa. Allies Welcome!
*Rita Papakee Family Spotlight
Marisa Miakonda Cummings, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska from Sioux City, Iowa
Christine Nobiss, Plains Cree/Salteaux of the Gordon First Nation and Decolonizer with Indigenous Iowa Seeding Sovereignty.
Morningstar Dance Troupe, Troupe from the Meskwaki Nation, educating and inspiring through Indigenous music, dance, songs, regalia and storytelling.
Leah Slick-Driscoll, Meskwaki Nation, Tama, Iowa