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Jan
18
Mon
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Jan 18 – Feb 28 all-day
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
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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Apr
14
Wed
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
Apr 14 @ 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 strengthen relations between the two unique cultures.

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 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 consuming beverages or eating (optional/eat at own cost).

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Apr
17
Sat
Community Covid-19 Vaccination Drive-Up Clinic @ Meskwaki Casino - South Parking Lot
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Community Covid-19 Vaccination Drive-Up Clinic @ Meskwaki Casino - South Parking Lot

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Covid-19 Vaccination Drive-Up Clinic for the Meskwaki Community on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm in the South Parking Lot of the Meskwaki Casino.

For more information call the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Apr
19
Mon
Virtual Walk/Run Event for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month @ Virtual
Apr 19 – Apr 23 all-day
Virtual Walk/Run Event for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month @ Virtual
RISE – Iowa, Meskwaki Child Care Program and Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services are hosting a Virtual Walk/Run Event for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month in April!
The Virtual Walk/Run will be held during April 19th through the 23rd, meaning you can complete your walk/run anytime during those dates.
  • Participants will walk/run on their own time during the week of April 19-23.
  • There will be signs posted on various routes.
  • Everyone will have an opportunity to win prizes!
  • Upon completion of the event, participants will be contacted to arrange the pick-up of goodie bags and/or prizes.
  • *More details to come!
The first 100 participants to sign-up will receive a goodie bag! Registration deadline is April 5th.
How to register:
1.) You can register by opening the camera app on your phone and hovering over the QR code (top left of flyer), it will direct you to a website on your phone where you can register online! Or use link below:
2.) Visit the Meskwaki Family Services Office located at 1834 340th St. in Tama and pick up a form. Once you complete the form you can drop it off at one of their drop box locations.
Any questions, please call Meskwaki Family Services at (641) 484-4444.
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Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
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12:00 pm Diabetes Support Group: Relationship Between Diabetes and Depression/Mood Disorders @ via Facebook Live on Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
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 … Continue reading Diabetes Support Group: Relationship Between Diabetes and Depression/Mood Disorders
5:00 pm Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
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, … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting