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Jul
26
Mon
Cooling Center for Community OPEN
Jul 26 – Jul 30 all-day
Cooling Center for Community OPEN

A cooling center has been set up at the Meskwaki Tribal Center for community members needing an air-conditioned space to temporarily deal with the health effects of the heatwave hitting our area this week.

With the excessive heat expected to persist all week, the Meskwaki Tribal Center gym will remain open as needed. The gym will be closed for recreational purposes until Friday.  If you do not have access to air conditioning, please go to the gym for assistance.

All are reminded to drink plenty of fluids, avoid strenuous outdoor activity during the heat of the day, and check on relatives, neighbors, the elderly and your pets.  Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location and call 911.

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Jul
29
Thu
ARPA 2021 Funding Distribution @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – Jul 30 @ 4:30 pm
ARPA 2021 Funding Distribution @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

NEWS: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Distribution

A mailing was sent out Friday, July 16, 2021 to enrolled Tribal Members with information and forms that need to be completed to receive emergency financial assistance for the months of August, September and October from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Funding.

This non-taxable disbursement is for COVID-19 related expenses such as compliance with stay-at-home orders, rent/mortgage, utilities, food, internet, personal protective equipment, and any other related expenses due to the pandemic.

If you did not receive the mailing, these detailed documents are available in the Members Only Portal of the Meskwaki Nation website at: www.meskwaki.org. You must sign up for entrance into the portal. Information on doing so is also available on the website.

The Tribal Fiscal staff will be set up in the Tribal gym for the August distribution on Thursday, July 29th and Friday, July 30th from 8:00AM to 4:30PM for enrolled members who complete the necessary forms. Emergency funds will continue to be distributed, to eligible recipients who have submitted verification forms, at the Tribal Center, and through the mail until October 31, 2021. October 31st is the deadline to be eligible for all payments. The second and third distribution payments will be mailed to those who completed the necessary forms to the addresses provided on August 27, 2021 and September 28, 2021.

If you cannot come to the Tribal Center, forms can be notarized and mailed. After your forms are received by the finance office your check will be mailed to you, with the address we have on file.

For questions on filling out the forms or the distribution of emergency funds, please contact Tribal Operations at (641) 484-4678.

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Aug
3
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 3 @ 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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Aug
4
Wed
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pick up bag of veggies

Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)

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Tribal Council Meeting – Canceled @ Tribal Chambers
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting - Canceled @ Tribal Chambers
With the passing of a tribal member, the Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held on August 4, 2021 has been cancelled.
The next Tribal Council meeting is scheduled for August 10, 2021.
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Aug
5
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 5 @ 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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Aug
10
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 10 @ 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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Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm
Aug
11
Wed
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Aug 11 @ 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 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 not consuming beverages or eating (optional/eat at own cost).
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Rec Center Ground Breaking Event
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event

Please join us as we break ground on the new Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center.  Located behind the Meskwaki Public Works building, next to the Health Clinic, the new state-of-the art facility will host numerous amenities including community and youth areas, a day care, gymnasium, and more!

Click here to learn more!

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Aug
12
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 12 @ 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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106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Children’s Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Children's Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Grand Entry at 7PM

Children’s Day!

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Aug
13
Fri
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Senior Citizens Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Senior Citizens Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Grand Entry at 1PM and 7PM

Senior Citizens Day!

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Aug
14
Sat
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Veterans Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Veterans Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Grand Entry at 1PM and 7PM

Veterans Day!

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Aug
15
Sun
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Special Events Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Special Events Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Grand Entry at 1PM

Special Events Day!

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Aug
17
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 17 @ 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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Aug
18
Wed
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pick up bag of veggies

Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)

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Aug
19
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 19 @ 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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Aug
24
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 24 @ 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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Aug
26
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 26 @ 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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Aug
31
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 31 @ 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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Sep
2
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 2 @ 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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Sep
7
Tue
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Sep 7 @ 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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Sep
8
Wed
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Sep 8 @ 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 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 not consuming beverages or eating (optional/eat at own cost).
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Sep
9
Thu
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 9 @ 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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12:00 pm Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
1:00 pm Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pick up bag of veggies Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)
5:00 pm Tribal Council Meeting – Canceled @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council Meeting – Canceled @ Tribal Chambers
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting - Canceled @ Tribal Chambers
With the passing of a tribal member, the Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held on August 4, 2021 has been cancelled. The next Tribal Council meeting is scheduled for August 10, 2021.
2:00 pm Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer