Meskwaki News

The Latest Happenings With the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa

Read what’s going on around the Meskwaki settlement. From tribal council meetings to high school sports, community announcements, and more, stay up-to-date with the Meskwaki tribal community.

Holiday Expo Reminder

The Meskwaki Holiday Expo will be held Thursday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 4th in the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center read more

Pest Control Reminder

As the colder weather continues to set in, outside critters (mice and spider mainly in our area) will go into hibernation mode and ... read more

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty – A Year In Review

The mission of MFS is to secure food sovereignty by seeding, growing, and harvesting Meskwaki indigenous knowledge and life-ways. In ... read more

December News from the Museum

Dear Meskwaki Community, November was a busy month and I can’t believe it’s already history. December is here now and with all of the ... read more

2021 Meskwaki Youth Deer Hunt

Congratulations to our participants of the first ever Meskwaki Youth Deer Hunt. On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20th and 21st, seven (7) ... read more

SettFit Questionnaire

Are you ready to get “Settfit”?!   The SettFit Planning Group needs your help to determine future programming.  Fill out this survey to read more

Tribal Operations Closures

Tribal Operations will be closing early tomorrow, November 24 at 12:00PM. The Health Clinic and Pharmacy will remain open during ... read more

MCC Hosts Native American History Day Celebration

The MCC Native American Intertribal Student Alliance hosted a Meskwaki Nation Flag Raising Ceremony and Celebration at Marshalltown ... read more

Veteran’s Day Flag Raising and Breakfast.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Robert Morgan American Legion Post 701 hosted flag raising on the Meskwaki Settlement. Matt Bear ... read more

Sarah Wheelock Appointed to Minnesota Court of Appeals

Sarah Wheelock, Meskwaki member, was recently appointed as the first Native American to sit on Minnesota’s second-highest court, ... read more

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution – November 23rd ROAST, STEW, & GROUND 5 LB. Distribution for Enrolled Members MNR will also ... read more

Check Your Propane Tanks

With winter and colder temperatures approaching, we would like to remind community members to check your propane tank gauge levels to ... read more

Mary Young Bear Inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

Please join us in congratulating Mary Young Bear,  for her induction into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame. Watch her induction at ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Adopt-A-Koko/Medo Holiday Event

Meskwaki Youth Program will be having an Adopt-A-Koko/Medo Holiday Event. Calling ALL KOKOS & MEDOS Ages 60+! Gifts will be ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Adopt-A-Family Turkey Giveaway

Meskwaki Youth Program is adopting 10 families for Turkey Day! The deadline to sign-up is Friday, November 12th. To sign up, click the ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Closed at Noon November 19 and All Day November 20

The Meskwaki Health Clinic’s HVAC system will be turned off at 12:00PM/Noon on Friday, November 19th. Due to the system being ... read more

Apprenticeship Competition

Jacob Youngbear competes in the PHCC National Plumbing competition Oct 20-22, 2021 in Kansas City, MO. Jacob is a 3rd year plumbing ... read more

Indigenous Pink Day Walk/Run

The Meskwaki Health Clinic sponsored an Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run/Walk for breast cancer awareness on Sunday, October 31st. 206 ... read more

Free TV Raffle for Pest Control Inspection

The Pest Control team would like to remind everyone to call housing for a pest inspection if you want to be entered into the TV raffle ... read more

Volunteers Needed for Tax Prep

The Meskwaki Tax Preparation team is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Training is just around the corner so if ... read more

Meskwaki Language Resources Project

This project will develop digital recordings that will provide language learners with the opportunity to hear genuine interactional ... read more

November Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times now.  It includes photos and information from the November 2nd swearing in of read more

Tribal Council Meeting, November 10, 2021

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 beginning at 5:00PM. read more

Covid-19 Vaccination Boosters

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering Covid-19 Vaccination Boosters to the Meskwaki Community on Tuesday, November 2nd and Thursday, ... read more

MSS Trick-or-Treat Event on Facebook Live

Good morning Meskwaki Community, Meskwaki Settlement School will be going Live on Facebook today at 12:30PM for the Trick-or-Treat ... read more

Iowa Stories – Stephanie Bad Soldier Snow

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we invite you to a virtual presentation by Stephanie Bad Soldier Snow entitled, ... read more

Navigating through a Mental Health Crisis

Stress comes in many shapes and sizes including; grief and loss, home life, work or our communities. Noticing signs of a mental health ... read more

Swearing-in Ceremony LIVESTREAM

Join the Meskwaki Nation as we swear in the newly elected Tribal Council members: Vance Brown, Apollo Davenport, Vern Jefferson and ... read more

A Special Message and Invitation on School Mascots

Greetings Iowa school leaders, school board members, and community members: We, the undersigned Tribal Nations and local and national ... read more

UPDATE: Tribal Council Meeting Postponed

The next Tribal Council Meeting was originally scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 beginning at 5:00PM in the Tribal ... read more

Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival

Meskwaki Family Services Fall Festival   Grab & Go Pumpkin and Goody-Bag Pickup Wednesday, October 20th 4:00-6:00PM Meskwaki Youth ... read more

Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night

Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night Saturday, October 30th 5:00-8:00PM Meskwaki Settlement *Remember to wear a mask, wash or sanitize hands ... read more

MSS Homecoming Coronation and Parade LIVESTREAM

Meskwaki Media will be LIVESTREAMING the Meskwaki Settlement School’s Coronation and Parade on Friday.  Here are the links to the read more

SettFit Challenge Winners

WINNERS… Congratulations to the following WINNERS, who were drawn by raffle, based on their accumulated SettFit Challenge points ... read more

Meskwaki Health Services Receives Heroes in Health Award

For Immediate Distribution: October 4, 2021   Meskwaki Nation, Tama, IA – MESKWAKI HEALTH SERVICES TO RECEIVE HEROES IN HEALTH ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Job Fair, October 13

A Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 10:00AM until 2:00PM at the Convention ... read more

New Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program to Launch in October

New Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program to Launch in October As part of an ongoing effort to address the financial impact of ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting, October 13, 2021

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 beginning at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers.   With Covid-19 read more

October Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Check out the latest news and information from the Meskwaki Nation in the October edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

MY Leadership Council Informational Meeting to be held on October 5, 2021

Meskwaki Youth is looking for Youth in Grades 5-12th to sign up for the MY Leadership Council.  The Mission and Goals for the ... read more

Indigenous Pink Day Walk/Run & Wear Pink Contest

Join the Meskwaki Health Clinic as they host an Indigenous Pink Day Fun Run for Breast Cancer Awareness on Thursday, October 21st at ... read more

Warrior Booster Club Corn Hole Tournament & Indian Taco Sale

Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club invites you to come kick off Warrior Homecoming Week and Inferno game day on Sunday, October 3rd with a ... read more

Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale

Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club presents… Homecoming Chili Cook-Off & Frybread Sale! To be held on Friday, October 8th starting read more

Community Fall Clean-Up

Meskwaki Public Works will be having their Community Fall Clean-Up October 11th-15th. Please sort items in two piles and place near ... read more

MYDP’s Youth Recreation Basketball League

Meskwaki Youth Program is proud to start the first ever Youth Recreation Basketball League. If you would like to sign up please login ... read more

MYDP Halloween Video Costume Contest

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Halloween Costume Contest hosted by Meskwaki Youth Development Program is now open! Please visit ... read more

MYDP Hosts Pumpkin Carving Contest

Meskwaki Youth Development Program is hosting a PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST Open to all natives on or near the Meskwaki Community! Deadline read more

Referendum 2021

On September 15, 2021 the Sac & Fox Tribal Council issued an Order for Referendum Election to the Election Committee of the Sac ... read more

Notice of Referendum Election

Notice of Referendum Election On September 15, 2021 the Sac & Fox Tribal Council issued an Order for Referendum Election to the ... read more

Flu Shot Clinic

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, September 29 from 5-7PM in the Health Clinic Front Lobby. This ... read more

2021 Meskwaki Warriors Senior Night

On Friday, September 17, the Meskwaki Warriors Varsity football team faced off against the GMG Wolverines at home. During halftime, ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic to host Flu Shot Clinic

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, September 29th from 5-7PM in the Health Clinic Front Lobby. ... read more

MNR Deer Tags

Meskwaki Natural Resources has just received their NEW deer tags for the hunting season. If you would like your deer harvested off of ... read more

Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration

Join us for our Virtual Koko & Medo Celebration! Fleece blankets will be given to our elders and there will be drawing prizes for ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting, September 29

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. read more

Picture submissions for 2022 Veteran’s Calendar

It is almost Veteran’s Day and the Meskwaki Youth Program are making a 2022 calendar for the veterans of the Meskwaki community. ... read more

Tribal Operations Closing Early Holiday Weekend

Tribal Operations (excluding the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing today, September 3 at 12PM/Noon. Monday, ... read more

Request for Quotes

Scope for Engineering Design Services for the Meskwaki Hemp Operations Center The Meskwaki Nation is seeking quotes from qualified ... read more

September MNT Now Available

Check out the newest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times now available. CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

RFP 2021-004 MESKWAKI TRAINING CENTER

NOTICE OF REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa is requesting proposals from architects to submit ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Strategic Planning Survey 2021

The Meskwaki Nation to Update its Strategic Plan.  We Need Your Help! The Meskwaki Nation is in the midst of updating its 10-year ... read more

Fox Xchange Notice

Attention Fox Xchange Internet Customers: Our service provider, Windstream, is having problems with fiber going up and down at short ... read more

ARPA Payment Update

The next two ARPA payments will be direct deposited, if you receive direct deposit for your monthly per cap. And those who receive ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for August 25, 2021 has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 beginning at ... read more

Pharmacy’s New Mobile App for Prescription Refills

Meskwaki Health Clinic Pharmacy’s New Mobile App Check out our NEW app for website and mobile devices.  You can request refills on the ... read more

Pharmacy’s New Mobile App

Meskwaki Health Clinic Pharmacy’s New Mobile App Check out our NEW app for website and mobile devices.  You can request refills ... read more

Temporary Worker for Red Earth Gardens Harvesting Season

Red Earth Gardens requires a temporary worker to being working as soon as possible to help finish out the harvesting season. Work is ... read more

Tribal Ops Closing at 12PM August 12 & 13

Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing today, August 12 and tomorrow, August 13 at ... read more

Next SettFit Challenge Starts August 23rd

Wellness is more than just being active and eating well, and this challenge provides an opportunity to explore eight unique dimensions ... read more

Cooling Center

A cooling center has been set up at the Meskwaki Tribal Center for community members needing an air-conditioned space to temporarily ... read more

MSS Hosts an Open House

Meskwaki Settlement School to host an Open House on August 18, 2021 from 4:30PM until 6:30PM in the High School, Middle School and ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Fun Run & Walk – August 14

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting their Annual Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 14 at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. ... read more

Rec Center Ground Breaking Event Rescheduled – August 18

To be respectful of the grieving family, the Rec Center Ground Breaking Event previously scheduled for Aug. 11, has been rescheduled to read more

Behavioral Health Fun Run & Walk – August 15

Meskwaki Behavioral Health Services will still be hosting their Annual Run/Walk on Sunday, August 15 at the Meskwaki Health Clinic ... read more

Powwow Canceled

From MAPA: Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the Meskwaki Annual Powwow Association’s control, unrelated to ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Offering Back to School Clinics

Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering Back to School Clinics on August 17 from 5-7PM and August 21 from 12-4PM at the Meskwaki Health ... read more

106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow Update

As of today (August 6), the 106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow is still scheduled to continue on August 12-15. Keep current on the latest by ... read more

MYP School Supply Giveaway

Greetings Parents and Colleagues, It’s that time of year again –Back to school. We are excited to announce or School Supply Giveaway. ... read more

08/04 Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

With the passing of a tribal member, the Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held on August 4, 2021 has been cancelled. ... read more

AUGUST MESKWAKI NATION TIMES NOW AVAILABLE

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times to find out the latest information including details about our community information or ... read more

Air Quality Unhealth For Sensitive Groups (ORANGE) Today (7/30)

Due to wildfire smoke increasing in our area, the outdoor air quality status has moved to orange which means unhealthy for sensitive ... read more

ARPA Distribution Thursday and Friday

As a reminder, ARPA funding Distribution to Tribal Members will be held on Thursday, July 29th and Friday, July 30th at the Tribal ... read more

Facemask Requirement Re-issued

Due to CDC recommendations and our first positive COVID-19 case on the Settlement in over three months, Executive Staff is re-mandating read more

FACEMASKS ARE NOW REQUIRED IN ALL TRIBAL OPERATIONAL BUILDINGS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

With the passing of a tribal member, the Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held today has been cancelled. Another ... read more

New Rec Center Ground Breaking

Please join us as we break ground on the new Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center.  Located behind the Meskwaki Public Works building, ... read more

Cooling Center

A cooling center has been set up at the Meskwaki Tribal Center for community members needing an air-conditioned space to temporarily ... read more

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Distribution

NEWS:  American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Distribution A mailing was sent out Friday, July 16, 2021 to enrolled Tribal Members with ... read more

Election Committee Meeting

Election Committee Meeting Notice July 23rd at 3pm in the Tribal Chambers All enrolled members invited to attend. read more

106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow

Join us for the 106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow “Where East Meets West” August 12-15, 2021 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds ... read more

Election Committee Seeking Alternate

The Election Committee is seeking one (1) Tribal member to serve as an alternate on the Election Committee. Requirements are that ... read more

MNR Calendar Photo Contest 2021

Meskwaki Natural Resources (MNR) will be hosting a Calendar Photo Contest in 2021, the top 12 photos will be published in the 2022 MNR ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held July 28, 2021

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm to be held in the Tribal ... read more

JOIN US FOR MESKWAKI NATION DAY!

Tuesday, July 13th! UPDATE: Hand drum preliminaries begin at 4 PM~~~~ read more

MSS Providing Breakfast and Lunch to All Youth Ages 1-18

Join MSS for a FREE BREAKFAST and LUNCH. This FREE meal service is open for all children 1-18 years of age! No registration is ... read more

Meskwaki Girls Softball Teams End of the Season Pool Party

Meskwaki Softball Teams Black, White, Green, Eagles, Thunder and Fish and their family are invited to the End of the Season Pool Party ... read more

Noteworthy communication systems at Meskwaki Nation

Check out this article from The Circle.  It’s topic is in bringing communication to Native Nations and notes towards the end of ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day Events – Updated Agenda!

Join us to celebrate: MESKWAKI NATION DAY Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Agenda: 8:00AM – Walk/Run 10:00AM ... read more

Meskwaki Lacrosse Club hosts End of Season Pool Party for Teams

Meskwaki Lacrosse Club will be hosting an End of Season Pool Party for the Meskwaki Knuckleheads and Meskwaki Swans teams on Friday, ... read more

Annual Health Clinic BBQ

The Meskwaki Health Clinic hosted their annual community cookout on Sunday, July 4th which started off with a walk-run, followed by ... read more

July Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times to find out the latest information including details about our Monday, July 4th ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers. ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day Events

Meskwaki Nation Day Agenda Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Meskwaki Powwow Grounds 8a           Walk/Run 10a         Flag Raising 10:30a Oral ... read more

PTEC has two (2) new openings available

PTEC (Promoting Tribal Economies and Community) is a workforce program for Meskwaki Community members interested in enhancing their ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed July 2

Tribal Operations, including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Friday, July 2nd for the Annual Employee Picnic. The ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed July 5

Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of ... read more

June 28, 2021 Press Release

 PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Distribution: Executive Staff Passing It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of two Sac and read more

MNT Graduation Special Edition

Check out the Special Graduation Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times featuring this year’s graduates.  We celebrate and applaud ... read more

Pool Party Postponed – Rescheduled Date/Time TBA

Due to unforeseen circumstanced, the Pool Party that was to be held on June 22nd has been postponed. Rescheduled date/time TBA. read more

Health Clinic to Host Community Event on July 4

Join the Meskwaki Health Clinic for a walk-run, lunch and family fun games on Sunday, July 4 from 8:00AM-2:00PM at the Meskwaki Health ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to June 30, 2021

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (rescheduled from June 23), at 5:00 PM. With ... read more

Hay Announcement from MNR

If you are an enrolled member with livestock and need hay bales for the winter months, please reach out to MNR at (641) 484-3511 to ask read more

Tribal Emergency Rental Assistance Program Funding Now Available

Tribal Emergency Rental Assistance Program The Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Meskwaki Housing Program will administer ... read more

PTEC Taking Applications for One (1) Position

Good afternoon,   We have opened one (1) spot with the PTEC (Promoting Tribal Economies and Community) Program, to begin work ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held June 23

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 ... read more

MFS Pool Party 6.17.21

Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a pool party at the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center next Thursday, June 17th from 8:00pm-10:00pm. Pizza ... read more

Elder Abuse Awareness Event to be held June 29

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 ... read more

2021 Meskwaki High School Graduation

Click here to view photos from the 2021 MHS Graduation! read more

MNCSS hosts “My Guiding Light” Virtual Photo Challenge for Father’s Day

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services (MNCSS) would like to honor all of the amazing Fathers and Father Figures and how they teach and read more

June Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times available now! CLICK TO VIEW. read more

Workforce Development and ISU Extension and Outreach offer Remote Work Certificate Course

Remote Work Certificate Course Begins June 7 Having the skills to be successful in remote work can open employment possibilities for ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Operations Reopening Press Release

 PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Distribution: Thursday, May 27, 2021 Meskwaki Nation, Tama, Iowa:  Due to the high vaccination rates in ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed on Monday, May 31

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal ... read more

2021 State Track Meet (Thursday 5/20/21)

I had the opportunity to see and capture some Meskwaki athletes participate at the 2021 IHSAA Track & Field State Meet on Thursday, read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled to be held May 26

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 26th beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. *Meetings are held ... read more

Meskwaki Diabetes Program Golf Outing

Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, June 27th at the Tama-Toledo County Club from 10:00 ... read more

2021 Meskwaki’s IHSAA Track & Field State Qualifiers

The following Meskwaki Student-Athletes have qualified for the 2021 Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Track & Field ... read more

Homeowners Assistance Fund Survey

Meskwaki Mortgage Assistance Program Needs Survey Funds are currently available for Tribal Members and Descendants who own their own ... read more

2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament

2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament Saturday, June 19, 11 AM – 12 PM Sunday, June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Meskwaki ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

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. read more

MNCSS to Host “My Guiding Light” Virtual Photo Challenge

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services (MNCSS) honors all beautiful Mother figures and how they teach and guide you to live a health ... read more

Wood in Debris Pile Available

Attention Meskwaki Community: Wood from the derecho debris pile has been delivered to all requested locations. Community members are ... read more

As Demand For Covid-19 Vaccinations Drop, One Community Nears Herd Immunity

A special thanks to Iowa Public Radio News and Natalie Krebs on bringing awareness to the Meskwaki Nation’s vaccination efforts. ... read more

May 2021 Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the May Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. Submissions for the next edition are May 20th! ... read more

Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer

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 ... read more

May 5th – National MMIW Awareness Day

Join us virtually for a walk/run/bike/hike at any distance to help bring awareness to our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Men, ... read more

New SettFit Challenge Begins May 3rd

A new health and fitness challenge will be starting through the Meskwaki SettFit Program (on-line) on May 3rd. All Meskwaki Community ... read more

Vaccination Clinics Offered to the Public Through Meskwaki Health Clinic

On Saturday, April 17th, the Meskwaki Health Clinic offered a free drive-thru  COVID-19 clinic to the public at the Meskwaki Bingo ... read more

Upcoming Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics offered by Meskwaki Health Clinic

The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. The vaccination clinics are OPEN TO ... read more

A Message from Meskwaki Public Works

We have another water break on Meskwaki Rd. This time the water will be shut off beginning at 1780 Meskwaki Rd. Residences north of ... read more

Water Main Break Near 1548 Meskwaki Road

ATTENTION: There has been a main water break near 1548 Meskwaki Rd. There is a crew currently working on it and estimate to have it ... read more

2021 PTEC Cohort to Begin April 26, 2021, 5 Openings Available

2021 PTEC – Promoting Tribal Economies and Community COHORT BEGINS: April 26, 2021 – 5 openings available PTEC is a ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to 04/13/21

The Tribal Council meeting that was to be held on 04/07/2021 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021. read more

Prescribed Fire Notice: April 6-9

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be collaborating with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to conduct prescribed burns around the ... read more

April Meskwaki Nation Times

The April edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times is available now. CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program

The Meskwaki Health Clinic Benefit Coordinators, Gloria Fonseca and Tamela Davenport, can assist you applying for the Iowa Rent and ... read more

Assistance for COVID Impacted Renters, Homeowners

Assistance Programs for Renters and Homeowners Application Period Opens March 29 Iowa COVID-19 impacted renters and homeowners will be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled April 7, 2021

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 read more

Behavioral Health Activity: Indigenous Resiliency and Hope

For this week’s SettFit Challenge activity,  Watch the following video and then answer the questions in the survey.   Points will read more

Virtual Walk/Run Event for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month

RISE – Iowa, Meskwaki Child Care Program and Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services are hosting a Virtual Walk/Run Event for ... read more

Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up May 10-14, 2021

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 ... read more

Public Works Hydrant Flushing Week: May 3-7, 2021

Meskwaki Public Works Hydrant Flushing Week: May 3-7, 2021 Hydrant Flushing is done (twice a year) to enhance water quality by: ... read more

Diabetes Alert Day Survey

This year’s Diabetes Alert Day on March 23, and anytime, is the ideal time to learn how to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes ... read more

School Board Election Set

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SettFit Extra Points for Week 9

For this week’s 300 extra SettFit Points, watch this “Ted Talk” from Behavioral Health Services and then answer the ... read more

Senate Appoints Congresswoman Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Department of Interior

Statement from the Chairperson of the Meskwaki Nation On the Senate’s Appointment of Congresswoman Deb Haaland As the Secretary of the ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for March 17, 2021 has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 24th beginning ... read more

Two Hour Delay for 3/15/21

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Seniors, and Tribal Center (including all remote workers) will be on a two ... read more

Job Opportunity: Director of Sales and Operations – Commercial Division

Big River Trading Company job opportunity: Director of Sales and Operations – Commercial Division To view the full job ... read more

MHED Graduate Bio Form 2021

All High School Graduates – Please click the link below to fill out your Senior Bio form and return to Higher Ed by Monday, May ... read more

SettFit Challenge Video – Know Your Value

Brought to you by Behavioral Health Services – Here’s this week’s activity for 300 extra SettFit Points: Watch this ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled to be Held 03/17/21

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 and the meeting will begin at 5:00 pm via ... read more

2021 Fire Season Announcement from MNR

Meskwaki Natural Resources is planning to burn the areas highlighted on the attached map for the 2021 spring controlled burn season. ... read more

Walk-In Interviews for Temp. Registration Clerk 03/11 and 03/12

Walk-in Interviews for Temporary Registration Clerk at the Meskwaki Health Clinic on 03/11 and 03/12   > Thursday, March 11 from 8am read more

MNPD to Host 2-Day Youth Turkey Hunt

Youth Turkey Hunt Raffle Entry Meskwaki Nation Conservation Officer Caleb Boyles is inviting four (4) Meskwaki Youth, between 10-16 ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to March 11, 2021

The Tribal Council meeting has been rescheduled to be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. read more

Tribal Logo Apparel Orders

Tribal HR  is now accepting Logo Apparel Orders until Friday, March 12th. Please submit order form and payment to the HR Office by ... read more

SettFit Extra Points Week 1

For this week’s 200 extra points, Behavioral Health Services is sharing this 2 minute video: CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO! The ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Moved to 03/10/2021

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held on March 3rd, has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. ... read more

March Meskwaki Nation Times Available Now

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times, available now.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW.   Visit our Newsletter page to view ... read more

Debris Pile Open on 305th St

Attention: The debris pile between the school and public works building is now open to community members to take/collect firewood for ... read more

Meskwaki Warrior Boys Basketball District Final VS Grundy Center Spartans

On Tuesday, February 23rd, The Meskwaki Warrior boys basketball team defeated the #1 seeded Grundy Center Spartans 64-54 in the ... read more

MNR to Conduct Controlled Burn at Battleground Road Debris Pile

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be performing a controlled burn for a debris pile located on Battleground Road tomorrow, Thursday ... read more

SettFit Challenge Hits Midway Point

GREAT JOB to each of you for completing the first half of our SettFit Challenge (ends this Sunday). For those who competed, we’ll read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to March 3, 2021

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled to be held on Feb. 24th has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Due to ... read more

March is National Nutrition Month

For Immediate Release – 2/22/21 MESKWAKI DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM HOSTS ACADEMY OF NUTRITION PROGRAM WITH “PERSONALIZE YOUR ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held Feb 24

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to ... read more

Tribal Ops on Two Hour Delay 2/16

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center (including all remote workers) will be on a two hour delay ... read more

Tribal Ops Closed Monday

Due to below zero temperatures and wind chill warnings, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center ... read more

Cooking Demo Announced

Take & Make Cooking Demo with Jennifer is scheduled for February 24th at 2 PM. She’ll be making Easy Chicken Salad. Sign up ... read more

Garbage Service Temporarily Halted Due to Mechanical Issues

A message to the Settlement Community: Garbage Service is temporarily suspended, due to a mechanical issue with the garbage truck. The ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm via Zoom.   Due to Covid-19 ... read more

Weather Delay Friday 2/5

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Seniors (including remote workers) will be on a two hour delay due to ... read more

Tribal Ops Closed 2/4

Due to the weather, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Seniors (including remote workers) will be closed ... read more

It’s Almost Tax Time

The tax season is just around the corner and although COVID-19 has removed our ability to complete tax returns face to face, the ... read more

Bison Meat Distribution Rescheduled

Due to the impending storm expected to move into our area tonight, the Bison Meat Distribution scheduled for Thursday (02/04) and ... read more

February Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Happy February!  Check out all the exciting happenings this month. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FEBRUARY MESKWAKI NATION TIMES. View past ... read more

Workforce Development Survey Reminder

REMINDER: If you haven’t yet filled out your Meskwaki Workforce Development Survey – Please do so now! The department is ... read more

Two Hour Delay

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center will be on a two hour delay this morning (Tues, 1/26/21) due read more

Tribal Operations Closing at 2:30 PM on January 25th

Tribal Operations (all buildings) will be closing early today (1/25/21) at 2:30 pm due to inclement weather. The pharmacy will remain ... read more

Jan. 27 Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting that was to be on Wed., Jan 27th has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Wednesday, Feb. 3 5:00 read more

Meskwaki, Inc. Hiring a Maintenance Technician

Meskwaki, Inc. is hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Technician. This job position will be open from January 25 until February 5, ... read more

New Census Job Opportunity – Field Representative

The U.S. Census Bureau has the following position available: FIELD REPRESENTATIVE In addition to the decennial census, over 130 surveys read more

Donation from T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative

Pictured is Cole Calkins, Member Services for T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative – with offices in Brooklyn, Iowa – ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic can help you enroll in Medicare or Social Security

Are you turning 65? Staff at the Meskwaki Health Clinic can help walk you through the necessary paperwork to enroll in Medicare, Social read more

SettFit Begins Monday

We have 151 people signed up so far for the Meskwaki SettFit Challenge beginning THIS MONDAY – January 18! (How exciting!!!!) If ... read more

Friday Delayed Start for Tribal Ops

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center will be on a two hour delay this morning (Friday, 1/15) due ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 19 ... read more

January 5th Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The previously scheduled Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held today, January 5th, has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, ... read more

WIN $$ – Workforce Development Survey

ENTER TO WIN $$$$ BY COMPLETING MESKWAKI WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY SURVEY The Meskwaki Workforce Development Department is ... read more

Derecho Tree Debris Pile Open to Community

The derecho tree debris pile, located on Battleground Road, is open to community members to take/collect firewood for personal use or ... read more

SettFit 2021 Starting Soon!

IT’S TIME TO GET SETTFIT! Over the last few years, the Meskwaki Health Clinic’s Diabetes and Wellness programs have sponsored an annual read more

January 2021 MNT Edition

Click here to check out this month’s edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times! read more

Tribal Council Meeting Jan. 5, 2021

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 and ... read more

12/30/20 Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for tonight, December 30, has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. read more

“How to Start Your Own Business” Webinar with Michael Shuman

“How to Start Your Own Business” Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:00 – 11:30 AM, CT via Zoom, Meeting ID #872 0234 2641 ... read more

Weather Delay for Tribal Buildings on Weds. (12/30)

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center will be on a two hour delay tomorrow morning (Weds, 12/30) ... read more

Tribal Ops Closing Early Due To Weather

Tribal Operations (excluding the Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing early today (12/29) at 12:00PM (noon) due to inclement ... read more

Tribal Operations closed New Years Day

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of the  New Year ... read more

Covid-19 Emergency Relief Funds Distribution, Dec. 28-29

The Coronavirus Emergency Relief Funds Distribution will be held on Monday, December 28th and Tuesday, December 29th at the Meskwaki ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council Meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 22nd has been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 30th. The read more

Community Food Distribution 12/22

Community Food Distribution Tuesday, December 22 1:30pm – 4:30 pm Tribal Center Gym Items available for pick-up: Canned ... read more

Closed for Christmas Holiday

Tribal Operations, including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing early (12PM, noon) on Thursday, December 24th and will be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to Dec. 8

The previously scheduled Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held on Wed., December 2nd has been rescheduled to Tues., December 8th. ... read more

Healthy Recipe Contest

Meskwaki Diabetes Program is now accepting recipe submissions for their Healthy Recipe Contest, and will continue to accept recipes ... read more

Rapid COVID testing for MSS students

On Monday November 30th and Tuesday December 1st, from 5pm – 8pm in the lobby of the Meskwaki Health Clinic, there will be rapid COVID ... read more

Attention Seniors and Elders:

On Tuesday, December 1st Meskwaki Natural Resources is partnering with Senior Services to provide buffalo meat to seniors and elders ... read more

Turkey Trot Sweatshirt Have Arrived!

For those of you who participated in the virtual Turkey Trot sponsored by the Diabetes Program earlier this month, TURKEY TROT ... read more

Final Call for Derecho Cut/Removal Requests

Notice to Meskwaki Community: Any requests for the cut and removal of debris from the derecho need to be in the Executive Office by ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Program Christmas Book and PJ Drive

The Meskwaki Youth Development Program and Mesquakie Friends Church will be hosting a Christmas Book and PJ Drive to give to our ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Program Holiday Giveaway

Meskwaki Youth Development Program and Mesquakie Friends Church presents: Holiday Giveaway Curbside pick-up on Wednesday, December 23, ... read more

Ray YoungBear

Ray YoungBear was recently selected to be a part of the Dodge Poetry Festival.  The online festival was created to engage with ... read more

Duane Slick Artwork Chosen

Check out an article from the Cedar Rapids Courier on Meskwaki Nation’s Duane Slick. Nice work, Duane! See article here. read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to ... read more

Changes Considered to Title 8 School Board Elections

At its regular meeting convened on November 18, 2020 the Tribal Council considered changes to TITLE 8 (Elections) Sec. 8-2105 SCHOOL ... read more

MFS Open by Appointment Only

Meskwaki Family Services is operating as normal, however we are limiting face to face contact as much as possible to keep staff and the read more

MNR – Buffalo Meat Distribution 11.19.20

Meskwaki Natural Resources is excited to announcement the first buffalo meat distribution of the season! The Covid-19 pandemic caused ... read more

Meskwaki Organix Store Opens

This week, Meskwaki Inc., the economic development arm of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, will be opening the ... read more

Tribute to Thomas Jochum

It is with great sadness that the Tribe has been informed of the passing of Thomas Jochum. Tom had been the tribe’s lobbyist in Des ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held on Wed., November 18

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held via Zoom. ... read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Walk-Run

Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Walk-Run (Happening now!) Rules: -Run-Walk and record your mileage and/or time of exercise for 3.2 ... read more

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: News Release in Partnership with the University of Northern Iowa

Native and Indigenous communities all over the world embrace the Seventh Generation Principle, a guiding philosophy that in all ... read more

Meskwaki, Inc.: Calling All Artists

Meskwaki, Inc. has an opportunity to display an individuals create work that best represents the Meskwaki Community in a subsidiary ... read more

Flu Shot Clinics To Be Held at Meskwaki Health Clinic

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting two FREE Flu Shot Clinics this week, both will be held on the west side of the Clinic ... read more

Lady Warriors Volleyball vs North Tama

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Elder Veterans To Be Honored by Youth Department

From the Youth Department:  Due to COVID and the safety of our Elder Veterans this year we would like to do something different but ... read more

Park Expansion Survey

Greetings Parents, Colleagues, & Community Members! We are happy to announce that our program along with Executive, Health, MNR, ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Offers Flu Vaccine

The Meskwaki Health Clinic has flu vaccines available! FIGHT THE FLU –  Protect Yourself and Protect Your Loved Ones Get your ... read more

Meskwaki Warriors Homecoming 2020

Check out photos from the Warriors Homecoming Week! Click here to view photos. read more

Meskwaki Warriors Homecoming Coronation to be Live Streamed!

Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming Coronation will be held this Friday, October 2nd during halftime of the football game. ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting on October 7th

A Tribal Council will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm via Zoom Due to Covid19 and for the safety of participants, this read more

Join Us for October Breast Cancer Awareness Fun!

Join us by participating in a Virtual Breast Cancer Walk-Run and Weekly Education Surveys! When you participate in the Education ... read more

Emergency Derecho Assistance

  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM.   The Meskwaki Tribal Council has authorized the Executive Director to provide financial ... read more

“2020 Captured Moments – Healthy Love Is” R.I.S.E Photo Contest

R.I.S.E is hosting a photo contest to promote a culture of nonviolence through the art of photography that inspires people to reflect, ... read more

September 30, 2020 Tribal Council Meeting

A Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid19 and for the safety read more

MSS Homecoming Spirit – Community Members and Tribal Entities are Invited to Join in on the Fun!

Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming Week will run from Monday, September 28th through Friday, October 2nd. ** Coronation will be held read more

2020 Fall Clean-Up Postponed

The Fall Community Clean-Up has been postponed until further notice due to the on-going clean-up of debris left by the derecho. The ... read more

Reminder: D-SNAP On-Site Applications 09/22 – 09/26

Department of Human Service (DHS) employees will be on-site at the Meskwaki Tribal Center to process applications for the Disaster ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Health To Hold Flu Shot Clinic

Meskwaki Tribal Health will be having a flu shot clinic and FluFIT clinic at the Tribal Center on the following dates: 09/23 and 09/24 ... read more

MSS Virtual Learning Students Daily Lunch Option

****Attention: Lunch for Students on Virtual Days***** We are excited to offer our virtual learning students a daily lunch. These meals read more

DHS Announces Five More D-SNAP Counties

September 17, 2020 DHS Announces Disaster for Five More Counties (Des Moines, Iowa) –The Department of Human Services (DHS) announces ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting – September 23

A Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid19 and for the safety of ... read more

PTEC Openings – 10 Week Session

PTEC will be accepting applicants immediately for a 10 week session.  This session will be on-the-job training only and will begin ... read more

Coronavirus Emergency Relief Funding

A mailing was sent out on Friday to enrolled tribal members with information and forms that need to be completed for Coronavirus ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting, September 16

A Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 and for the ... read more

Non-Perishable Food Available

Today, Monday, September 14th, there will be a non-perishable food give away at the Meskwaki Tribal Center from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm read more

Meskwaki Nation Issues Statement After Disaster Assistance Request Receives Approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11, 2020 Meskwaki Nation Issues Statement After Disaster Assistance Request Receives Approval (Tama, ... read more

DEVASTATING STORM HITS THE SETTLEMENT

On Monday, August 10th, 2020 the entire Meskwaki Settlement went dark without adequate warning as a massive storm carrying rain and ... read more

Higher Education Congratulates College Grads

We wanted to step back and send a round of applause to our College/University Graduates from this spring. Congrats to: 1. Jacqueline R. read more

Air Pollution Levels

The Environmental Branch of the Meskwaki Natural Resources Department will start an outdoor Air Program called “Air Now”. ... read more

Attention MSS Parents/Guardians and Faculty:

Meskwaki Health Clinic Nursing Staff will be on site 9/1, 9/2, and 9/3 to conduct rapid COVID-19 testing for any student or faculty ... read more

TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD WED., SEPT 2

A Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to COVID19 and the safety of ... read more

A Message from MSS (8/28/20)

Good morning, I hope this message finds everyone safe and making progress following the storm.  I wanted to reach out with an update ... read more

Meskwaki, Inc. Job Openings

Meskwaki, Inc. has the following positions open within their company –  Meskwaki Organix Product Specialist, Account Manager, ... read more

Northeast Iowa Food Bank hosts Community Food Distribution

On Monday, August 8, The Northeast Iowa Food Bank held a Community Food Distribution for the Meskwaki Nation in the Meskwaki Bingo ... read more

Finkenauer Visits Derecho Damage at Meskwaki Nation

On Thursday August 20, Iowa Congressional Representative Abby Finkenauer met with tribal leadership and the Emergency Operations Center read more

Meskwaki Community Food Distribution

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank will be hosting a Community Food Distribution on Monday, Aug. 24th at 11:00 am in the North Parking Lot of read more

Tonight: Grab-&-Go Hamburger Dinner

Today, August 21st there will be a Grab-&-Go Hamburger Dinner at the Meskwaki Tribal Center beginning at 4:00 pm. Everyone welcome! read more

Meskwaki Child Care Program Now Accepting Applications

The Meskwaki Child Care Program is now accepting applications for the next fiscal year which starts on October 1, 2020. The Child Care ... read more

Disaster Assistance Programs

Dear Meskwaki Community Members: If you need assistance applying for any of the following Disaster Assistance Programs currently ... read more

Food Assistance Information

Households who currently receive (SNAP) Food Assistance may request replacement of food destroyed as a result of the recent storm ... read more

American Indian Council to Offer Payments to Native Volunteers

The American Indian Council is offering stipends for up to 10 volunteers to assist in the Meskwaki Nation’s recovery efforts due ... read more

Community Meals Update

An evening meal will continue to be served to comm. members from 4:30 – 6 PM via grab and go curb side pick-up behind the Casino ... read more

Tribal Council meeting to be held Wed., SEPT 2

A Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to COVID19 and the safety of ... read more

Tribal Council meeting to be held Aug. 19th

A Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to COVID19 and the safety of participants, read more

Monday Updates – Visual Damage Assessments

Meskwaki Nation Updates Monday, August 17th: Office Staff will be coming to your homes today and/or tomorrow for a visual damage ... read more

Emergency Updates

Community suppers are still being planned as grab-and-go pick up meals and are available at the back of the casino from 4:30 – 6 ... read more

Downed Power Lines

Residents: As power is being restored through REC and Alliant around the Settlement, PLEASE BE CAREFUL around power lines that may be ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School to Delay Start

From the Meskwaki Settlement School:  Good afternoon, we hope this message finds everyone safe and recovering from the recent storm.  ... read more

Tribal Member Updates Evening 8.11.20

Power remains disconnected on the Settlement with no estimates from REC or Alliant on when power may be restored. Because power repairs read more

Tribal Member Information Update

The Tribe is currently conducting a damage assessment of the Settlement.  We’re assessing downed powerlines and poles, gas leaks, read more

“Going Live” at the Museum

Due to COVID-19 we are unable to host the Meskwaki Annual Powwow this year so in honor of the powwow, which traditionally starts on ... read more

School Holds On-line Registration

This year the Meskwaki Settlement School will start transitioning to Online Registration.  You must have a Parent Portal account set up read more

Masks Required at Home Visits

MESKWAKI NATION EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS DURING HOME VISITS AND ASKING RESIDENTS TO DO THE SAME. Due to COVID-19 safety ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School Updates

From the Superintendent on 8/3/20: (Visit their website at www.msswarriors.org for complete details.) Good afternoon MSS Families, We ... read more

Health Clinic Construction – Temporary Entrance

Due to construction, the main entrance to the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be temporarily closed August 6-8. To enter the health clinic, read more

MNR Bat Survey Update

Meskwaki Natural Resources is fulfilling grant requirements by performing acoustic bat surveys on the Settlement. Acoustic bat surveys ... read more

Meskwaki Inc Job Announcement

Senior Accountant We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and ... read more

Important News – Unsolicited Seed Packages

Meskwaki Natural Resources has received information from the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection read more

Services and Support for COVID Recovery

COVID Recovery Iowa is a group paid for by a FEMA grant that Iowa received in order to offer services and supports to individuals and ... read more

Annual Powwow Canceled

In regards to the 2020 Meskwaki Annual Powwow, Tribal Council and MAPA have agreed to cancel this year’s powwow in concern for ... read more

Rita Papakee Case Update – Reward Increased to $75,000

RITA PAPAKEE CASE UPDATE– MISSING SINCE JANUARY 2015 Meskwaki Settlement, Iowa, July 2020 – On July 8, 2020, the Meskwaki Tribal ... read more

Casino Re-Opening Sees Success

“Great job” goes out to Dirk Whitebreast, Jon Papakee, and the entire MBCH staff for all their work to ensure the safety of read more

Tribal Operations closed on Monday, July 13th.

Tribal Operations including the Seniors, Health Clinic, and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, July 13th in observance of Meskwaki ... read more

Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig visits with MNR

On Wednesday, July 8th Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig stopped in for a visit with Meskwaki Natural Resources to discuss future ... read more

Meskwaki Inc. Administrative Building Temporary Closure

Due to precautionary measures the Meskwaki Inc. administrative building including Workforce Development and Meskwaki Nation Youth ... read more

Meskwaki High School Graduation Ceremony 2020

Meskwaki Nation celebrated with the Meskwaki High School Class of 2020 on Saturday, June 27th as the Meskwaki Settlement School held a ... read more

Young Bear to be inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

To highlight women’s heritage and recognize strong women leaders, the Iowa Department of Human Rights through the Iowa Commission on ... read more

Coronavirus Emergency Relief Funding

There is a mailing going out to enrolled tribal members today with information and forms that need completed for Coronavirus emergency ... read more

Water Over Road

An Important Message to the Meskwaki Nation Community: There is currently water going over the road on Meskwaki Road (11:45 AM – ... read more

Housing Notice

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PTEC to begin July 1

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Tribal Council Zoom Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, June 24th, at 5 PM.  Due to COVID19 and the safety of the ... read more

Tribal Operations Opening Today With Limited Availability

Administrative buildings will reopen with limited access to non-employees. Community members seeking access to the Tribal Center, and ... read more

Newest MNPD Member Sworn In

The Meskwaki Nation Police Department is pleased to welcome Officer Shaun Ash. Shaun was sworn in on Tuesday, June 9th, by Chairwoman ... read more

Flooding Expected

After heavy rains covered much of central and eastern Iowa yesterday and continue in eastern Iowa today, a flash flood watch remains in read more

Flooding Resources

Please see the following resources: read more

Flash Flood Warning

The Settlement along with much of central and eastern Iowa will be under a flash flood watch over the next couple of days due to heavy, read more

June Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times available now! CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

TRIBAL COUNCIL TO LIFT SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER ON JUNE 15TH

Due to the worldwide outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and multiple confirmed cases in Iowa, the Sac and Fox Tribe of the ... read more

Flooding is Receding. Rain in the Forecast.

The latest observed value at the USGS stream gauge on the Iowa River at County Highway E49 was 10.91 ft at 8:00 am, which is below the ... read more

Helpful Services for Coping with Trauma and Violence

  Our friends at ACF compiled a list of free services to help those affected by the recent traumatic events taking place in our ... read more

Higher Ed Application Deadline Extended

TRANSCRIPT AND APPLICATION DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JULY 1 DUE TO COVID-19 OFFICE CLOSURE All spring 2020 grant recipients must submit ... read more

Iowa River Flooding

The Iowa River crested at 12.22 ft at the Highway E49 Bridge near Battleground Road last night (May 31, 2020), and has since been ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting June 3, 2020

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been set for Wednesday, June 3rd at 5 PM via Zoom. read more

Meskwaki Annual Powwow Association Looking for Volunteers

Although we’re not sure what this year’s annual powwow might look like just yet, we do know we need some of the community ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting May 28

Tribal Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 28th at 5 PM. Due to COVID-19 the meeting will be held via Zoom. read more

Tribal Council Meeting Postponed

The Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th has been postponed. A reschedule date will be announced soon. read more

Health Clinic to be Closed Friday and Monday

Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Friday, May 22 (for construction) and Monday, May 25 (for Memorial Day). Both ... read more

RISE Resources

RISE is still providing emergency services to clients who have been displaced or are in need as a direct result of domestic violence or read more

Tribal Council Meeting

Rescheduled to Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5 PM.  Due to Covid19 and the safety of the participants, this will be held via Zoom. Minutes read more

Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 13th has been canceled.  Reschedule date will be announced soon. read more

Thank you, Educators!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and they deserve our support and appreciation now more than ever!   Millions of educators have ... read more

May Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the May edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times.   Available now! CLICK HERE TO READ.   read more

MNPD Officer Levio Simcox Presented with Life Saving Medal

Simcox was presented with an award and Life Saving Medal from the U.S. Indian Police Academy, a Department of the Bureau of Indian ... read more

Shelter In Place Extended to June 1st.

From the Executive Director: The Tribal Council has approved the extension of the Shelter in Place order until June 1, 2020. Tribal ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:00 PM Due to Covid19 and the safety of the participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom. read more

Tribal Operations Update

Shelter-in-place orders will remain in effect through Friday, May 1st.  Tribal Operations to remain closed through May 1st.  If the ... read more

Tribal Operations Closure Extended

From the Health Director: Quick update post-work session with Tribal Council. Shelter-in-place orders remain in effect through Friday ... read more

School Grab-n-Go Meals Update

Starting Monday, there will be a change to our curbside lunch distribution. In order to decrease the number of times that families have read more

Water Shut Off

From Meskwaki Public Works: The water will be shut off Wednesday, April 8th, and Thursday, April 9th mornings, from 150 to 607 Meskwaki read more

Health Clinic Announcement

Health Clinic Announcement! The Meskwaki Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed at noon starting this Friday April 10. We will also be ... read more

Graduation Powwow Postponed

The 2020 Meskwaki Graduation Committee and Higher Education Department have agreed to postpone this year’s event rescheduling it ... read more

April MNT Available

Please read the April Meskwaki Nation Times available now. It includes the latest information regarding this month’s programming ... read more

Tribal Entities Closed until April 20th

Tribal Council met in special session today and determined that the Shelter In Place Declaration will stay.  All Tribal entities will ... read more

Health Clinic Updates 3.30.20

There are now currently 10 confirmed cases in Tama County (see chart below for state information as of today). 7 of those belong to ... read more

April Per Cap Distribution

Attention Tribal Members: April’s per cap will be mailed out to anyone receiving a paper check on April 8th. Due to the COVID-19 ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed through April 3rd

As a reminder, Tribal Council approved the closure of Tribal Operations beginning on Wednesday, March 18th.  The closure will remain in read more

Emergency Declaration From Tribal Council

Due to the reported worldwide outbreak of thousands of cases of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), multiple cases confirmed in Iowa, ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Patient Receives Positive COVID-19 Test

Attention Meskwaki Community: The Meskwaki Health Clinic has received a positive test result for COVID-19. The individual does not ... read more

Update: Meskwaki, Inc. Closure Announcement

In light of the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 and continued recommendations as to precautionary measures to be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held March 31, 2020

Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.  (Changed from March ... read more

Update: Meskwaki, Inc. to Remain Open

Please read the following message from Mr Robert Bills regarding Meskwaki, Inc.: “We will remain open; however, as a ... read more

Meskwaki Dental Clinic Update

The Meskwaki Dental Clinic will be closing at the end of business hours today, March 17th, with emergency services available until 4pm. read more

Temporary Closure of Meskwaki Tribal Operations

Meskwaki Settlement, Tama, Iowa – Out of an abundance of caution for our community members and employees, Tribal Council has ... read more

MYP Accepting SYEP/SYAP Applications Until April 20th

The Meskwaki Youth Program will continue accepting Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP), Summer Youth Activities Program (SYAP) until read more

Special Meeting POSTPONED

The previously scheduled Tribal Council Special Meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 17th has been postponed until a later date. read more

MNR Earth Day Activities Canceled

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be canceling the previously scheduled Earth Day Activities planned for this year due to the COVID-19 ... read more

AARP Tax-Aide Services Suspended Until Further Notice

The Free Tax Services that were conducted at the the Big River Trading Company have now been suspended until further notice.  Our ... read more

Lacrosse Update

From the Meskwaki Youth Program Office: Greetings Families & Colleagues: The Meskwaki Knucklehead & Swan Lacrosse Programs ... read more

Postponed – Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt

Attention: The previously scheduled Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt has been postponed until further notice, date yet to be determined. read more

Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair Postponed

In light of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and recommendation on events and mass gatherings, the Meskwaki Spring ... read more

March Horseback Riding Lessons Canceled

Attention: Due to health and safety concerns, the previously scheduled March and Spring Break Horseback Riding lessons at Wolfe Ranch ... read more

Updated Info – Special Meeting: MBCH Concerns

Please note the updated location of this Special Meeting: There will be a Special Meeting regarding Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel ... read more

MYP Spring Break Activities Canceled

A message from the Meskwaki Youth Program Offices: To our valued Families: The Meskwaki Nation Youth Department is Canceling its ... read more

Coronavirus Directive from Tribal Council

Meskwaki Settlement, Tama, Iowa – The World Health Organization recently released information characterizing the coronavirus ... read more

30 Day Public Comment: Housing Policies & Procedures

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on March 11, 2020 the Tribal Council approved for public notice HOUSING POLICIES & read more

Important MYP Notice – Spring Break Activities

From the Meskwaki Youth Program Office: “Greetings Families, Friends, & Colleagues, One of our top priorities here at the ... read more

Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt – April 5

SAVE THE DATE: April 5, 2020 Join us for the Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5th with activities beginning at 10:00 read more

Career Awakenings Expo on Tuesday and Thursday

Here’s a sneak peek of all the presenters coming to the Workforce Development Career Awakenings Expo happening on Tuesday and ... read more

Promoting Tribal Economies Course Registration Opens

Workforce Development opens registration for the Promoting Tribal Economies Course (PTEC) on Monday, March 9th with a closing date of ... read more

Cooking Workshop Series

Join us for a Cooking Series Workshop focusing on Healthy and Homemade meals with ISU Extension! Dates: April 7, 14 and 21st Time: 5:00 read more

Census 2020 Coming Soon

The Census is a count of every person who lives in the United States.  It happens every 10 years and begins this spring. Because we do ... read more

Election Committee Meeting on March 19

The Election Committee has scheduled for a meeting will be on Thursday, March 19, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. read more

Election Committee Meeting on March 12

The Election Committee has scheduled for a meeting will be on Thursday, March 12, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. read more

03/05/2020 MNR Weather Announcement

NOTICE: Meskwaki Nation is in a high wind advisory which can cause an elevated risk of fire danger. Please avoid using fire as they can read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

Tribal Council has scheduled a meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the CHR department will be offering Colon Cancer Screening tests! All participants will ... read more

FREE Food Distribution

Attention: There will be a FREE food distribution daily of various food items for anyone in need at the Tama-Meskwaki Celebration ... read more

March Meskwaki Nation Times Available

Check out the March edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times Available now! CLICK HERE TO VIEW. Visit past editions in our newsletters ... read more

Meskwaki Warriors Tunnel of Recognition

MSS Warriors formed a Tunnel of Recognition to celebrate the accomplishments of the Meskwaki Warrior boys basketball team and the ... read more

Spring 2020 Burns

Meskwaki Natural Resources is planning on conducting prescribed burns on the attached map.  Please notify Megan at ... read more

Hominy Demo

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative has rescheduled the Hominy Demo to be held on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 4:30-7:00 pm at the ... read more

30 Day Public Comment Period re: Title 25 Agriculture

At its regular meeting convened on February 26, 2020 the Tribal Council approved for public notice Title 25 Agriculture of the Code of ... read more

Meskwaki Hosts 1st Round District Games

On Thursday, February 20th Meskwaki High School hosted the Class 1A First Round District games. The first game of the evening was ... read more

Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo

The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Career Awakenings Expo Coming Soon

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CANCELED -Special Meeting to be held Monday, Feb. 24

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

“Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo Rescheduled

The “Plant Based Eating” cooking demo has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. read more

Tribal Council Swearing In Ceremony for Vern Jefferson and Judith Bender

On Tuesday, February 18th community members and Tribal Operations employees gathered in the Tribal Chambers for a swearing in ceremony ... read more

Senior Workouts

Fitness Specialist Jason Jefferson instructs a 30 Minute Senior Workout at the Meskwaki Senior Center on Monday and Thursday mornings ... read more

Senior Night – Meskwaki Warriors VS East Marshall Mustangs (Basketball)

Photos from the Tuesday, February 11th Meskwaki Warriors VS East Marshall Mustangs basketball game. The evening also included Senior ... read more

Swearing-In Ceremony

Join us for a Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Council Chambers. The Tribal community is ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting CANCELED

Tribal Council Meeting that was scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers, has been ... read more

Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo! Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic ... read more

Hominy Making Workshop

Join Food Sovereignty and the Diabetes Program for a Hominy Making Workshop! It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27th from 5:00 to 7:00 ... read more

Sign making for MMIW March

Sign making for MMIW March & our beloved missing sister Rita Today February 11, 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the Tribal Center ... read more

Tribal Council Recall Election

Polls for the Recall Election are open today February 11, 2020 for Tribal Members in the Tribal Center Gymnasium from 8:00am to 8:00pm. read more

Election Committee Meeting

An Election Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki ... read more

TONIGHT: Chance Rush Presentation

Join us tonight, Thursday, Feb. 6th at the MBCH Convention Center for the Chance Rush presentation! A community meal will be served at ... read more

Nominations Meeting Tonight

There was no quorum at the Nomination Meeting held yesterday on February 4 . Nominations will reconvene today, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 read more

MMIW March Sign Making

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 ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Museum Guest Presentation: Tatiana Ergova

The Meskwaki Tribal Museum will have a special guest, Tatiana Ergova tonight. This event will be held at the Meskwaki Cultural Center ... read more

Meskwaki and Native American Artisans Wanted

Are you an artisan who is interested in sharing your expertise in Meskwaki or Native American craftsmanship with youth ages 6 to 13? Do read more

Lacrosse Signup Deadline

Sign up now for the Lacrosse 2020 Spring Season! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP Signup Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020. Boys Lacrosse is ... read more

Girls Softball Signups

It is time to sign up  for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th! read more

Family Fun Night Rescheduled

The Family Fun Night event previously scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th will be rescheduled to another date. Make sure to stay ... read more

Recall Election

ORDER FOR RECALL ELECTION: A Recall Election will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac and Fox Tribal ... read more

Reminder: Nomination Meeting Tonight

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING A Nomination Meeting will be held on February 4, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Sac & Fox Tribal Center ... read more

Red Earth Talking Circle

Beginning March 5th, Meskwaki Behavioral Health will be hosting the Red Earth Talking Circle. This will be held weekly, on Thursday ... read more

Indian Country Today Visits the Meskwaki Nation

We are honored that correspondents Mary Annette Pember and Aliyah Chavez from Indian Country Today have chosen to be on site for the ... read more

Meskwaki Travel Plaza Notice

Reminder that the Meskwaki Travel Plaza will be closed from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Monday, February 3rd for system updates. Once the read more

February MNT

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. CLICK HERE TO VIEW! read more

Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale – Feb. 14th

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 ... read more

MSS Geography Club Fundraiser – Jan. 31st

The MSS Geography Club is having a fundraiser for Meskwaki students traveling to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii in the summer of ... read more

Chance Rush Presentation

Please join us as we welcome Chance Rush, Youth Outreach Advocate, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach to the Meskwaki Settlement on ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

Tribal Council has scheduled a Regular Meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm and held in the Tribal ... read more

Storm Spotter Training

The MBCH Security Department and Meskwaki Risk Management Committee will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, February ... read more

Election Committee Meeting Scheduled

The Election Committee will be having a meeting on Friday, January 31st starting at 4:30 pm in the Tribal Chambers.   read more

MNR Tribal Response Public Notice

Due to grant requirements: The Environmental Branch of the Meskwaki Natural Resource Department is serving: Brownfields Public Record ... read more

General Meeting Updated Agenda

Tribal Council will be having a General Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. The Updated Agenda is as ... read more

TRIBAL COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING 1.27.20

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School Closed Friday, Jan. 24

Meskwaki Settlement School is closed for Friday, January 24th. All evening activities are cancelled. read more

MSS Language Night

Join the Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, January 29th for their monthly Language Night Event! 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni, ... read more

General Meeting to be held on January 29th

Tribal Council will be having a General Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. The Agenda is as follows: read more

Buffalo Meat Distribution, Feb. 12th

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Wednesday, February 12th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at the Tribal ... read more

Tribal Operations and Health Clinic Closing Early

Due to the current inclement weather and concern for the driving conditions of our employees, Tribal Operations along with the Health ... read more

Election Committee Meeting Scheduled

The Election Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 starting at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki ... read more

Tonight: Owner Appreciation Dinner

Join Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel as they host their annual Owner Appreciation  Meal today from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki ... read more

Rita Papakee Case Update – Missing Since January 2015

For Immediate Public Distribution:  January 15, 2020 RITA PAPAKEE CASE UPDATE– MISSING SINCE JANUARY 2015 Meskwaki Settlement, Iowa, ... read more

Boys/Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting

The Meskwaki Youth Program will be having a Boys/Girls Lacrosse Parent Meeting tomorrow, January 15th in the MSS High School Commons. ... read more

TRIBAL COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING 1.15.20

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled read more

Buffalo Organs Available

MNR has organs available to enrolled Tribal Members. Call or stop by the office to pick up what you need! Call MNR at (641) 484-3511. ... read more

Class of 2020 Graduate Parent Planning Committee Meeting

Class of 2020 Graduates and Parents of Grads join Meskwaki Higher Education on Wednesday, January 22nd from 7-9pm in the MBCH Veterans ... read more

Tribal Council Special Meeting 1.13.20

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting at MHS

On Thursday, January 2nd U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his “Not Me, Us” bus tour on the Meskwaki Settlement at the Meskwaki High ... read more

Hunters Feast

On Thursday, January 2nd Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative hosted a Hunters Feast for the community to come together and eat a ... read more

Today – Last Day to Register for the SettFit Challenge

Today is the last day to register for the 2020 SettFit Challenge! You can stop in to the Clinic or Wellness from 12:00 pm (Noon) until ... read more

Free Medicare Seminar

A FREE two-hour seminar educating about the Medicare application process. Tuesday, January 28th starting at 6:30 pm at the Wieting ... read more

Reminder: Owner Appreciation Dinner

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will be hosting an Owner’s Appreciation dinner on Thursday, January 16th in the Meskwaki Convention ... read more

2020 Master Event Schedule

A  Community Event Schedule was compiled from scheduled event dates sent to us for 2020. Print it off and put on your refrigerator for ... read more

FREE Wellbeing Lunch and Learns Today at Noon

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and ... read more

TODAY – Buffalo Meat Distribution

Today the Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 – 10:00 am and ... read more

January MNT

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. CLICK HERE TO VIEW!     read more

Bernie Sanders to Visit the Meskwaki Settlement

A town hall meeting with Bernie Sanders has been scheduled for Thursday, January 2nd at 1 PM in the gymnasium at the Meskwaki ... read more

Hunters Feast on January 2nd at MSS

Join us for the Hunters Feast on Thursday, January 2nd from 4:00 – 7:00 pm  at the Meskwaki Settlement School. This event is free and ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Jan. 8th

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 it will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in ... read more

MHEP College Panel 2019

The Meskwaki Higher Education Program held their 4th Annual College Panel on Monday, Dec. 23rd where Meskwaki Warrior Alumni who are ... read more

Happy Holidays

From all of us to all of you, we express our sincere gratitude and appreciation. We wish you all the best this holiday season and ... read more

Meskwaki Warriors VS Walthill Blue Jays – Basketball

On Saturday, Dec. 21st the Meskwaki Warriors faced off against Walthill Blue Jays, a Native American school from Walthill, Nebraska. ... read more

Coat & Boot Giveaway

Join us on Friday, December 27th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar for a Coat and Boot Giveaway! This event is ... read more

Tribal Operations Holiday Closure

This is a reminder that Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing early on Tuesday, December ... read more

Buffalo Meat Distribution

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, January 7th at the Tribal Center Entrance from 9:00 ... read more

Canceled: Breakfast with Santa

The Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus event has been canceled. read more

Postponed: Hunter’s Feast

Due to the death in the community, the Hunter’s Feast has been postponed. An announcement with the rescheduled date will be sent ... read more

Canceled: Tribal Council Meeting

Due to the passing of a community member, tonight’s Tribal Council Meeting has been canceled. An alternate date will be announced read more

Canceled: Buffalo Meat Distribution

Out of respect for the family today’s previously scheduled buffalo meat distribution has been canceled.   Meat distribution will ... read more

Canceled: Diabetes and Oral Health Meeting

With the passing of a member in the community, the Diabetes and Oral Health Meeting previously scheduled for this evening has been ... read more

Nicole’s Farewell Party

Please join us on Tuesday, December 24th to wish Nicole Peterson (Meskwaki Health Clinic) Farewell as she begins a new chapter! ... read more

Senior Workouts

Jason Jefferson from the Meskwaki Wellness Center will be having Senior Workouts for Seniors starting January 13th and ending February ... read more

Santa Dash sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Dept.

The Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department sponsored a Santa Dash on Saturday, Dec. 14th in which the community ran in support of the ... read more

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution

Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th! Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available ... read more

Meskwaki Nation New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow

2020 Meskwaki Nation New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow Tuesday, December 31st 6:00 pm Grand Entry 4:00 pm Doors Open to Public ... read more

Tribal Ops Closing at 3 pm Dec. 13

Executive Management is releasing Tribal Operation employees at 2:00 pm today, Friday, November 22nd. The Tribal Health Clinic medical ... read more

Hunters Feast

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki ... read more

Housing Committee Meeting Rescheduled

The Housing Committee Meeting that was previously canceled has now been rescheduled for Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 pm in the ... read more

MSS Language Night Canceled

Attention: The Meskwaki Settlement School Language Night scheduled for today, Dec. 11th, has been canceled. The next Language Night ... read more

Santa Dash Rescheduled

Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa read more

Meskwaki Family Services Hosts Community Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 5th, Meskwaki Family Services hosted a Community Holiday Party. Attendees were treated to a bounce house, hot ... read more

Effects of Diabetes & Related Conditions on your Oral Health

Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the ... read more

Lunch and Learn Rescheduled

The Lunch and Learn “What about me: My Wellbeing” on Tuesday, December 10th has been pushed back to Tuesday, January 14th  due to a ... read more

Volunteers Needed for MYP Winter Break Activities

The Meskwaki Youth Program is looking for Volunteers to help with Winter Break Activities from December 23 – January 3. ... read more

Santa Dash Postponed To Later Date

Out of respect for the family, the Santa Dash event scheduled for Saturday, December 7th has been postponed to a later date. read more

Housing 30-Day Comment Period Notice

Notice of Proposed Construction Sites: Home Site: 1565, 1567, 1581 and 1585 305th Street The Home site’s at 1565, 1567, 1581 and ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. ... read more

TONIGHT: Community Holiday Party Hosted by Meskwaki Family Services

Join the Meskwaki Family Services as they host a Community Holiday Party today, Thursday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the read more

Meskwaki Warriors Basketball VS Grand View Christian

The Meskwaki Warriors took on Grand View Christian High School on Tuesday night, December 4th. The Lady Warriors Varsity basketball ... read more

Hemp Dept. Name Change

The Tribal Council is soliciting potential names for a new tribally chartered corporation which will grow and process hemp on the ... read more

Shop With A Cop Event

MNPD was excited to host its first annual Shop with a Cop Event on Sunday, December 1st! We had the chance to meet and spend time with ... read more

Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic

Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Dec. 7th Join MNR for the Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 10:00 ... read more

Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution

Save the Date: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th! Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and ... read more

Tribal Ops Holiday Closings

Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing early on Tuesday, December 24th at 12:00 pm for the read more

Breakfast with Santa & Mrs Claus

Join us for “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus” on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym! read more

Tribal Ops Closed Dec. 13th from 10AM-3PM

Attention: Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, Dec. 13th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm for ... read more

Santa Dash – Dec. 7th

Join the Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department as they host the SANTA Dash on Saturday, December 7th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. ... read more

Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party

SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, Dec. 5th! Join the Meskwaki Family Services as they host a Community Holiday Party on Thursday, ... read more

MSS Winter Concert – Dec. 4th

Parents and Family join Meskwaki Settlement School for their Annual Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 4th starting at 6:00 pm at ... read more

Nomination Results

Nomination results from November 5th/6th, 2019: The following candidates will appear on the Special Election Ballot on November 12th, 2019. read more

2019 Summer/Fall Meskwaki Natural Resources Newsletter

Check out the Summer/Fall Meskwaki Natural Resources newsletter.  Happy reading! Read the newsletter. read more

MHEP: Fill Out The FAFSA Night – This Evening!

REMINDER: Meskwaki Higher Education Program Fill out the FAFSA Night 4:00-6:00, THIS EVENING, in the Meskwaki Higher Education Program ... read more

4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive

Help Fight Hunger In Our Community! The 4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive is  currently being held from November 1st through November read more

Guest Speaker Pee Wee Harrison at MHS

On Tuesday, November 5th Meskwaki High School held an assembly with Guest Speaker Les “Pee Wee” Harrison who is a former Harlem ... read more

Neighborhood Watch Forum

You’re Invited to a Community Forum to discuss the implementation of “Neighborhood Watch” groups on the Settlement ... read more

Tribal Council Welcomes New Members

The community was on hand for the swearing in ceremony of newly elected Tribal Council Members on Tuesday, November 5th at 10 AM at the read more

Nomination Meeting Tonight

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING: A Nomination Meeting will be held on NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in the Tribal Gymnasium at the Sac and Fox Tribal ... read more

Tribal Council Swearing In Ceremony

Join us for the swearing in ceremony for our newly elected Tribal Council Members on Tuesday, November 5th at 10 AM at the Tribal ... read more

MBCH to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, November 18th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm to ... read more

Culinary Mentorship Informational Meeting

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty is excited to announce a new mentorship program starting in December 2019. The Indigenous Foods Culinary ... read more

Rabies Clinic CANCELED

The Rabies Clinic scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd has been CANCELED. read more

MSS Fall Sports Banquet on 11/05

Join the Meskwaki Settlement School for the Fall Sports Banquet honoring all 9th through 12th grade Cross Country, Football and ... read more

November Meskwaki Nation Times Available Now

Check out the November edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available now! https://drive.google.com/…/1jUeUREeuAmUQIsiRRTwBp4Wc5…/view… read more

Meskwaki Halloween Party CANCELED

Out of respect for the family, the community Halloween Party scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd has been canceled. Also, the Meskwaki read more

Seniors Pumpkin Decorating

On Tuesday, October 29th Senior Services Program held a pumpkin decorating party for seniors of the community. The seniors had the ... read more

MNCSS Announcement

Hello Meskwaki Community! For those who had pictures taken on the green screen at the 5th Annual Koko Medo Celebration, MNCSS has them ... read more

MNR Calendar Photo Contest

Meskwaki Natural Resources is having a Calendar Photo Contest – Photos must be submitted digitally to oa.mdnr@meskwaki-nsn.gov by read more

2019 Turkey Trot

Join us on Thanksgiving morning for the 2019 Meskwaki Nation Turkey Trot! Thursday, November 28th at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. read more

Update: Meskwaki Senior Services Open Nov. 1st

Attention Meskwaki Seniors: Meskwaki Senior Services will remain open on November 1st. Breakfast will not be served, however, there ... read more

WIC Clinic Now At Tribal Center

The WIC Clinic (previously held at Meskwaki Health Clinic) has been moved to the Tribal Center, located at 349 Meskwaki Rd. WIC Clinics read more

Tribal Ops Closed During Employee Hallween Party

Tribal Operation Offices including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing on Friday, November 1st from 11:00 am until ... read more

Insulin Pump Informational Dinner

On Monday, November 18th at 5:00 pm at the Health Clinic,  the Meskwaki Diabetes Program  will be hosting an informational dinner to ... read more

Healthy Recipe Contest

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program will now be accepting recipes for the Healthy Recipe Contest until November 12th! Recipe submissions can ... read more

Hunter’s Feast

Save the Date – December 19, 2019 Join Meskwaki Ag and Food Sovereignty as they host their final event of the year called ... read more

Tagaani Demo

Join the Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty for this traditional food cooking Demo! Tagaani Demo, Wednesday, November 6th from 5:00 ... read more

Harvest Highlight Rescheduled Date

Join the Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty as they host the Harvest Highlight on Monday, October 28th! Harvest Highlight will be ... read more

Swearing In Ceremony

Join us for a Swearing In Ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members. Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 5th at ... read more

Holiday Expo Vendor Applications

Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event! Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki ... read more

Order for Special Election & Notice of Nomination Meeting

ORDER FOR SPECIAL ELECTION: On October 18, 2019, the Tribal Council issued an Order for Special Election due to a resignation of a ... read more

2019 Meskwaki Veterans Day Powwow

2019 Meskwaki Veterans Powwow – Saturday, November 9th in the MSS High School Gym ALL Veterans and General Public Invited – read more

2019 Fall Harvest

The 2019 Fall Harvest occurred on Wednesday, October 17th, which was held by the Meskwaki Family Fun Night Committee. The event had ... read more

An Evening with Mary Black

Meskwaki Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center Presents… “An Evening with Mary Black and Blain Constant”. Thursday, October ... read more

Washington University at St. Louis Visits Meskwaki Higher Education Office

Washington University at St. Louis will be on-site at Meskwaki Higher Education Offices on Friday, October 18, 2019. Their primary ... read more

Planned Power Outages To Happen Tomorrow

Attention: Planned Power Outages to occur October 17, 2019 at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Our electrical service provider, TIP Rural ... read more

MSS Language Night TONIGHT!

Join the MSS Language Department as they have their monthly Language Night event tonight! Language Night today, October 16th at the ... read more

Election Committee Vacancies

The Election Committee currently has three (3) vacancies that need to be filled, the committee is looking for  one (1) member and two ... read more

Christmas Bonus Distribution Date

Attention Tribal Members: Christmas Bonus direct deposits and checks will be distributed on November 21, 2019. *Please note: Taxes will read more

Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation signed in Tama and Toledo

Toledo, Iowa – On Monday, October 14, 2019, the cities of Tama and Toledo honored the Meskwaki Nation by coming together jointly to ... read more

New Program Name and Logo Ideas Needed!

We need your help – brainstorm ideas for a new name and logo for MADAC and the Behavior Health Program as they merge and add ... read more

General Election Today

The General Election is being held TODAY, October 15th from 8am-8pm in the Tribal Center Gym. Three (3) Tribal Council positions are to read more

MNPD Sponsoring a Pie-In-The- Face Booth at Fall Festival

The MNPD is sponsoring a Pie-In-The-Face booth at the Fall Festival!  Festival attendees that bring a non-perishable food item will be ... read more

Main Tribal Center Offices Closed For Remainder Of The Day

Due to the ongoing construction, the Main Tribal Center will be closed for the remainder of the day. The following departments will be ... read more

Press Release: Cities of Tama and Toledo to Issue Joint Proclamation in Honor of Indigenous Peoples Day on October 14, 2019

Cities of Tama and Toledo to issue joint proclamation in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day. Toledo, IA, October 8 – The cities of ... read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Walk & Run

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 17th  for Indigenous Pink Day for a Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Walk & Run! This Fun Walk & Run will ... read more

Trunk or Treat at the Meskwaki Travel Plaza

The Meskwaki Travel Plaza will be hosting their Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, October 29th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki read more

Owner Appreciation – Save the Date!

Mark your calendars now to join the fun as the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel hosts its annual Owner Appreciation meal. Owner Appreciation read more

Deer Tags Needed if Transporting Deer off of the Settlement

Meskwaki Natural Resources has FREE transportation deer tags at the South Farm office for deer harvested on the Settlement. It is ... read more

Harvest Highlight

Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty Present – HARVEST HIGHLIGHT Join us for harvesting the produce from the Kinship Garden ... read more

Community Fall Clean-Up THIS WEEK!

Meskwaki Public Works Department will begin picking up items that have been placed near roadside for the Community Fall Clean-Up this ... read more

Wabikoni Workshop on Oct. 9th!

Join the Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty for a workshop on Wednesday, October 9th   that’s all about Wabikoni! We will ... read more

Meskwaki Halloween Party

Join in on the fun during the Meskwaki Halloween Party! Saturday, November 2nd in the MSS High School Gym. Doors open at 5:30 pm, there read more

MNR Open House – New Date!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having their Open House on Tuesday, October 29th! This will be an all-day event with more details to read more

Iowa Healthiest State Initiative

On Wednesday, October 2nd our Diabetes Program brought the community together to be apart of Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative. ... read more

High School Equivalency Diploma Classes at Meskwaki Higher Education

Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for the High School Equivalency Diploma. Classes ... read more

Hemp Logo Voting Extended

The voting for the Hemp Logo Contest has been extended. Votes will be accepted until Wednesday, October 16th! Come and vote for your ... read more

No quorum – 2nd Night Nominations to be held October 2, 2019 at 7 PM

239 eligible voters were needed for a 30% quorum. 18 eligible voters were present on October 1, 2019 at 7PM.  Nominations will occur ... read more

Halloween Committee Meeting

Join us on Thursday, October 3rd at 2:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers for a Halloween Committee Meeting! Agenda will be to discuss and ... read more

Hemp Department Logo Contest – Vote for your Favorite Hemp Logo

The Meskwaki Hemp Department would like you to stop by the Tribal Center to vote for your favorite logos! Hemp logos will be displayed ... read more

MSS Celebrates Neno Day Sept. 27

Meskwaki Settlement School is Celebrating NENO DAY on Friday, September 27th! The schedule is as follows: 8:45 am – 9:00 am ... read more

MSS Homecoming

On Friday, September 20th the Meskwaki Settlement School’s Homecoming started with Coronation and their Homecoming Court, which ... read more

Clifton Strengths (StrengthsFinder Video)

What is Clifton Strengths? Traci Zoffka who works as the Staff and Workforce Development Coordinator in the Human Resources Department ... read more

Green Corn Festival

On September 13,  Ag & Food Sovereignty hosted our first annual Green Corn Festival! This seasonal meal and celebration took the ... read more

Jacob Flores Presentation on Thursday, Sept. 26th

Join MADAC as they celebrate National Recovery Month with Jacob Flores as he presents “Family Systems Recovery – It’s Not A One Way ... read more

MBCH Hosts FREE Event: Frank Waln & Tanaya Winder on Nov. 22nd

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will be hosting a FREE Event, Waln & Winder, on Friday, November 22nd. This event is open to all ... read more

MYP Hosts Lacrosse Camp on Saturday, Sept. 28th

The Meskwaki Youth Program along with co-hosts: University of Iowa Lacrosse Team, and the IA Mavericks Girls Lacrosse Coaches Clinic ... read more

Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and ... read more

Home Canning Workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 25th!

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program and Meskwaki Ag and Food Sovereignty Departments will be hosting a Home Canning Workshop on Wednesday, ... read more

Hemp Department Logo Contest Deadline Today!

For everyone hoping to submit a logo for the  Hemp Department Logo Contest you have until 4:30 pm TODAY to do so! Winner will also ... read more

Diabetes Program to Host Fun Walk/Run

The Diabetes Program will be hosting a Fun Walk/Run on Wednesday, October 2nd at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Registration will begin at read more

Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest

Meskwaki Youth Program is proud to announce the Veterans Day Powwow Princess and Brave Contest! Applications are now being accepted for read more

Meskwaki High School Homecoming

Meskwaki High School Presents: “A Night Under the Stars” 2019 Homecoming Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Oct. 2nd

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019. This meeting will be held in the Tribal Chambers and begin ... read more

Census 2020 Meeting

You’re invited to participate in a meeting regarding the 2020 Census! Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26th at 1:00 pm read more

Halloween Masquerade Meeting

The Halloween Committee will be meeting on Sunday, September 29th in the Tribal Chambers from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. At this meeting ... read more

FFNC Hosts Fall Festival

The Family Fun Night Committee will be hosting a Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 16th! This Festival will be held at the Meskwaki ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 18

Reminder there is a Tribal Council meeting scheduled for today, Wednesday, September 18.  The meeting is held in the Tribal Chambers ... read more

Free Rabies and Mange Clinic

Meskwaki Community Members with dogs and cats please join MNR and the ISU Veterinary Public Health Club for a Free Rabies and Mange ... read more

Rec Center Community Meeting Tonight!

Join us today for the Recreation Center Community Presentation at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym, there will also be a visual ... read more

Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop Sept. 21-22

A free two-day Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop is being held on Saturday and Sunday September 21-22 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds. ... read more

Meskwaki Seniors Taco and Bake Sale, Fri. Sept., 27th

The Elder’s Committee is having a taco/bake sale on Friday, September 27th from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior ... read more

MHEP Notice

The Meskwaki Higher Education Program offices will be closed from 8:00 am to 9:00 am on September 20th. read more

Hemp Department Logo Contest

Meskwaki Nation Hemp Department is having a Logo Contest! Artists needed to help the Hemp Department design its new logo. Submit your ... read more

Jacob Flores “Family Systems Recover”

Join MADAC as they celebrate National Recovery Month with Jacob Flores as he presents “Family Systems Recovery – It’s Not A One Way ... read more

MADAC Hosts Recovery Fun Run & Walk

Join MADAC as they host a Recovery Fun Run and Walk on September 19th in honor of National Recovery Month! This Fun Run/Walk will be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Sept. 18th

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and held in the Tribal ... read more

TONIGHT – 5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration

Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! 5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups and Traditional Meal will be served. ... read more

MNR Open House

Updated information regarding the Meskwaki Natural Resources Open House – the previous date posted in MNR’s 2019 Calendar ... read more

Lost & Found Announcement

An Iphone was found in the Meskwaki Natural Resources buffalo expansion area! It is a rose gold phone with a gray and black case. You ... read more

Hydrant Flushing Week Coming Soon!

During the first week of October (2nd – 6th) Meskwaki Public Works will be conducting their biannual Hydrant Flushing week on the read more

Save the Date: Green Corn Festival – Fri., Sept. 13th

Join us for the Green Corn Festival on Friday, September 13th at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds! The Festival will begin at 4:00 pm ... read more

Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation

Join us for the Recreation Center Community Presentation on Monday, September 16th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! The meeting will ... read more

Fall Logo Apparel Order Forms

Fall is just right around the corner, and if you’re interested in ordering and purchasing fall apparel with the Meskwaki logo you read more

Cooking Demo September 4 at Noon!

Diabetes Program Presents a Cooking Demo featuring Breakfast Recipes! Join us on Wednesday, September 4th in the Meskwaki Health Clinic read more

5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration

KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! 5:00 pm […] read more

Tribal Operations Early Release

Per Executive Management Tribal Operations has been granted an early release today, Friday, August 30th. Tribal Operations offices will read more

Check out the September Meskwaki Nation Times available now! CLICK HERE. See our past editions by visiting our newsletter page.   read more

Tribal Operations Closed Monday, September 2

In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed Friday, Aug 30. from 10:30am-1:00pm

Tomorrow, Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until ... read more

105th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – 2019

The Meskwaki Nation hosted The 105th Annual Meskwaki Powwow which took place August 8th-11th, 2019 on the Meskwaki Settlement, four ... read more

Cooking Demo to be held Wednesday

The Cooking Demo has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 28th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen! Join us for a healthier spin on ... read more

Tonight: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed ... read more

Meskwaki Nation is 1st in Region to Receive Authority to Administer Water Quality Standards

Press release from the EPA (Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 15, 2019) – Tribal leaders of the Meskwaki Nation joined U.S. Environmental ... read more

South Tama County School District Open House

The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The schedule will be as follows: ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School Open House

The Meskwaki Settlement School will be having an Open House today, August 21st from 4:30pm to 6:30 pm! Please come and meet our new and read more

School Supply Distribution Thursday 08/22

There will be a school supply distribution tomorrow, Thursday, August 22nd from 3:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Family Services for ... read more

Phones Currently Down at Senior Center

ATTENTION:The phone system is temporarily down at the Meskwaki Senior Center. IT is working on getting service back up and running. read more

Cancellations and Postponements

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following events previously scheduled for this week (August 19 – 23, 2019) have been ... read more

MADAC Hosting a Fun Run & Walk on August 21st

Join MADAC as they host a Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, August 21st at the Meskwaki Health Clinic! Registration begins at 5:00 pm ... read more

Meskwaki Nation EMT Classes to Begin September 16

The Meskwaki Nation Emergency Medical Services will be offering EMT Certification Classes to interested persons who meet listed ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting August 28th

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled read more

Notice of Tribal Membership Audit Extension

At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, ... read more

Fun Run/Walk and REC Center Meeting with ISG

On Wednesday, August 14th the Meskwaki Health clinic hosted their Fun Walk/Run at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. All participants received read more

Treatment as a State Signing Ceremony Program Agenda

Today, August 15, 2019 join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing ... read more

Meskwaki Road Closure Notice for 08/21/19

Attention: Meskwaki Road (by the old school site) will have only ONE(1) lane on Wednesday, August 21 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Fun Run & Walk Tomorrow!

Don’t forget tomorrow the Meskwaki Health Clinic is hosting a Fun Run and Walk at the Meskwaki Tribal Center!   T-shirts ... read more

Community Meeting Tomorrow!

Reminder of the Community Meeting regarding the Meskwaki Recreation Center being held tomorrow evening from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the ... read more

Join us for a Signing Ceremony

Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the ... read more

August Cooking Demo

Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen! This demo will be about ... read more

Jason GudenKauf Swearing In

The Meskwaki Nation and Meskwaki Nation Police Department are pleased to welcome Officer Jason Gudenkauf. Jason was sworn in by ... read more

2nd Annual Golf Tournament

The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club! *Must ... read more

Back to School Barbeque

The Family Fun Night Committee will be hosting a Back to School Barbeque on Thursday, August 15th! This Back to School event will be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal ... read more

Powwow Livestream Link

We will be live streaming the powwow on Friday Evening  through Sunday at 1 PM and 7 PM daily.  Watch and share the link below to see ... read more

MESKWAKI SENIOR CENTER CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to sewer  issues, the Meskwaki Senior Services Center will be closed until further notice.   read more

Meskwaki Powwow Livestream

We’re live streaming the powwow all weekend!   CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE LIVESTREAM or watch here: read more

Friday Afternoon Powwow Session

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the afternoon session of the 105th Annual Meskwaki Powwow, scheduled to occur on Friday, ... read more

Meskwaki PowWow Livestream

We will be live streaming the powwow today through Sunday at 1 PM and 7 PM daily.  Watch and share the link below to see the powwow ... read more

R.I.S.E Presents Free Film Screening Of GRIDSHOCK

RISE will be having a free film screening of Gridshock, an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa. This showing will ... read more

Powwow Information

Tribal Operations will be closed on Thursday and Friday afternoon for the Annual Pow Wow.  Please note, the Executive Office ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Emergency Medical Services EMT Certification Class

The Meskwaki Nation Emergency Medical Services will be offering EMT Certification Classes to interested persons who meet requirements. ... read more

UPDATED INFO – HEALTH CLINIC FUN RUN & WALK

The Meskwaki Health Clinic has changed the date/time of the previously posted Fun Run & Walk to take place on Wednesday, August ... read more

UPDATED INFORMATION – FILL THE BUS EVENT

Please note the changed date and time: Fill the Bus Event – School Supplies & Children’s Hair Cuts Tuesday, August 13th read more

Fill the Bus Postponed

A rescheduled date coming soon! read more

August MNT

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times.  It’s available now. ... read more

Postponed – Fill The Bus Event!

Reschedule date coming soon. read more

Co-Ed Bags Tournament During Annual Powwow

There will be a Co-Ed Bags Tourney held on Saturday, August 10th at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds. This tournament is for ages 14 and up. read more

Summer Times a SYEP Newsletter

Congratulations to all who participated in the Summer Youth Enrichment /Activities Program this year provided by the Meskwaki Youth ... read more

Tribal Membership Audit Reminder

PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who ... read more

MADAC Annual Powwow Fun Run and Walk

On Sunday, August 11th of the Meskwaki Powwow, MADAC will be hosting their Annual Fun Run and Walk! Registration at 8:30 am Fun ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Fun Run and Walk

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 10th during the Meskwaki Annual Powwow! Registration ... read more

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro – Meet and Greet

On Friday, July 26th Presidential Candidate Julian Castro visited the Meskwaki Settlement for a Meet and Greet hosted by the Tama ... read more

Jury Duty Cancelled

Attention Jurors: The jury trail scheduled for July 30 and 31, 2019 has been cancelled. Do not report to Jury Duty on Tuesday, July 30 ... read more

105th Meskwaki Annual Pow Wow Commercial

We invite you to join us for the 105th Annual Meskwaki Powwow. Watch while Native American singers and dancers perform traditional ... read more

VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Service Event

VA will be holding a Bringing VA Benefits Home event here on the Meskwaki Settlement on Friday, August 2nd from 10:00 am – 4:30 ... read more

Presidential Candidate Castro Meet and Greet

Today, Friday, July 26, 2019 Presidential Candiate Julian Castro will be visiting the Meskwaki Settlement. This meet and greet event ... read more

American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes to be offered

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid training, FREE, to the ... read more

2019 Meskwaki Tribal Audit Dates and Times

Reminder that the 2019 Meskwaki Tribal Membership Audit begins next Monday, July 29th and will continue through August 9th, 2019. ... read more

Tonight: Bat Presentation

Reminder that this evening, Dr. Russ Benedict will be visiting the Settlement to mist-net bats and to give a presentation on them. Join read more

Meskwaki Tribal Court Jury Duty

Attention Jurors: Unless you have been excused in writing by the Court, you are REQUIRED to report to Jury Duty at Meskwaki Tribal ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal ... read more

Updated Location: Youth Motivational Speaker Larry Yazzie

Join Meskwaki Juvenile Probation in welcoming Meskwaki actor, Larry Yazzie as he speaks on issues that today’s youth deal with ... read more

Fiscal Reminder of August Per Cap

August per cap will be in paper check format only. There will be no direct deposit. Direct deposit will resume in September for the ... read more

Focus Group for Meskwaki Youth Ages 10-18

Meskwaki Youth ages 10-18 we want to hear your views and opinions. Join us on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Meskwaki Tribal Gym to ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School 2019-2020 School Registration

Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  ... read more

30 Day Public Comment Period: Title 13 Article V Ch 9 Sec. 13-5909

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on July 17, 2019 the Tribal Council approved TITLE 13 (Law & Order) ARTICLE V ... read more

School Board Elections

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Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election Today

A School Board Election is being held today, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, selecting from those who have submitted a letter of interest and ... read more

Public Safety Message on Extreme Heat

Take a moment to read this important public safety message regarding extreme heat and warning signs of heat stroke. During the extreme ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day

On Saturday July 13th, the Meskwaki Nation celebrated the end result of a policy that was begun by our People to have a home in order ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting July 17, 2019

The next scheduled Tribal Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in read more

Today: Cooking Demo

Reminder today at 12 pm Noon at on the Health Clinic lawn, the Diabetes Program will be having their July Cooking Demo! On the menu: ... read more

Exclusions announced Pursuant to Title 22 Section 22-1205 of the Code of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa

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Join Us in Celebration of Meskwaki Nation Day

What we celebrate this weekend is the end result of a policy that was begun by our People to have a home in order to grow crops, raise ... read more

Updated Tribal Audit Notice

PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who ... read more

Tribal Operations, Health Clinic & Pharmacy Closed July 12

Reminder that tomorrow, Tribal Operations and the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Friday, July 12th in observance read more

Summer Solstice

On Wednesday, June 10th Meskwaki Red Earth Gardens, Meskwaki Agriculture & Food Sovereignty, Meskwaki Diabetes Program, and the ... read more

Patients and Family Members with Diabetes

Meskwaki Health Clinic Patients & Family Members with Diabetes are eligible for free Red Earth Garden veggies all season long. ... read more

Reminder: Summer Solstice Festival Tomorrow!

Don’t forget to join Red Earth Gardens, Meskwaki Agriculture & Food Sovereignty, Diabetes Program, and the Meskwaki Youth ... read more

Jury Duty Announcement

Attention Jurors: You are REQUIRED to report to Jury Duty at Meskwaki Tribal Court on  JULY 30 – 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Please ... read more

Per Cap Distribution

Per Capita payments will be distributed on Thursday, July 11th. This includes both direct deposit and paper checks read more

4th of July BBQ

On Wednesday, July 3rd the Meskwaki Health Clinic hosted a 4th of July Barbecue for the community to come together to eat and play ... read more

Cooking Demo

Join us on Monday, July 15 for a Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program! This Cooking Demo will be held at the Meskwaki Health ... read more

Updated Meskwaki Nation Day Events

Please take notice of the updated schedule of events for Meskwaki Nation Day – the Frybread Making Contest has been removed. ... read more

Bike/Walking Club Begins

The Biking and Walking Club offered by the Diabetes Program will begin this week! Biking Club starts Tuesday, July 9th at 7:00 am at ... read more

Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play

The Weiting Theatre Presents: Our Town by Thornton Wilder Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: July 11th – 13th at 7:30 pm Admission: ... read more

Summer Lunch and Learn

Diabetes Program Presents: SUMMER LUNCH AND LEARN July 31, 2019 at Noon in the MBCH Convention Center Menu: Marinated and Grilled ... read more

BBQ Rain Delay: Now beginning at 5:30 PM

We’re still planning the BBQ at the clinic but delaying until 5:30 pm.  If it rains, we’ll move to the Tribal Center.  Come read more

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst visited the Meskwaki Nation on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. During a tour of the Settlement, Ernst visited the ... read more

Executive Management Releasing Tribal Operations Staff Early

In observance of the 4th of July holiday, Executive Management is releasing Tribal Operations staff at 2:00 pm today, Wednesday, July ... read more

Tribal Operations Email Down

At this time the email for all Tribal Operations employees is currently down. We are working to resolve this issue and will notify the ... read more

Reminder: BBQ & Family Games Tonight!

REMINDER: BBQ and Family Fun Games at the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm today, July 3rd! *If rain occurs, the event ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day Events Announced

Join us in celebrating Meskwaki Nation Day on Saturday, July 13, 2019! All events will be held at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Fun ... read more

July Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out this month’s edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available in the newsletter section of our website. Click HERE to view. read more

Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow

Join us for the Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow on Saturday, July 13, 2019. It will take place in the Tribal Center Gym. Grand Entry will be read more

Water Quality Confidence Report

The following Consumer Confidence Report is available in the July Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times.  Please read: Click here to ... read more

Tribal Operations & Health Clinic Closed Thursday, July 4th

Tribal Operations and the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be closed on Thursday, 07/04/19 in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. Normal ... read more

MYP Meskwaki Nation Day 3×3 Youth Basketball Tournament

On Saturday, July 13, 2019,  Meskwaki Nation Day the Meskwaki Youth Program will be hosting a 3×3 Youth Boys and Girls Basketball ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Tuesday, July 2nd

Reminder that a Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the ... read more

Diabetes Program Offers Biking/Walking Club

Starting Tuesday, July 9th the Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be offering a Biking/Walking Club! Biking will start at the Clinic at ... read more

Reminder: School Board Election Submission Deadline July 5

At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board read more

Elders Night Out

Family Fun Night Committee Presents: Elders Night Out! A night of fun and games for the whole family! Come play Bingo, Bags and Bone ... read more

Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival

Join us for the Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival on Wednesday, July 10th from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Fun Walk/Run around Red Earth ... read more

Tribal Membership Audit

PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who ... read more

MPD Farewell and Welcome

Stop in to the Tribal Center on Friday, June 28th to say “farewell” to BIA Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Michael Cizek. read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ on July 3rd

Join us for a BBQ and Family Fun Games at the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3rd! A raffle ... read more

MNR Bat Presentation

Join MNR staff on Thursday, July 25th at 7:45 pm to experience the not-so-scary bats up close and personal! Dr. Russ Benedict will be ... read more

Job Skills Workshop

Join us for a Job Skills Workshop on Thursday, July 11th! This training is from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm and will be held in the East ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal Chambers. ... read more

Graduation Special Edition 2019

Higher Education Department and Media Services present this years Graduation Special Edition highlighting the 2019 Graduates. Click ... read more

Crop Harvest

On Thursday, June 20 SYEP workers joined Meskwaki Natural Resources outdoors to learn about harvesting crops such as: Milkweeds, ... read more

Summer Solstice Festival Postponed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Summer Solstice Festival scheduled for Friday, June 21st has been postponed to a later ... read more

2019 Tribal Audit Coming July 29th through August 9th

PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who ... read more

Enrollment Office Closed on Friday Afternoon – June 21st

The Enrollment Office will be closed on Friday, June 21st from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  There will still be someone able to create ... read more

No lunch served today at Senior Services

Meskwaki Seniors is temporarily closed due to a gas odor. No lunch will be served right now. We will notify once we are open again. ... read more

Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting

2019 will be our first growing season in the Kinship Garden, a communal space where community members can grow together.  Those who ... read more

Jury Duty Announcement

Attention Jurors: There is NO jury trial in the month of June. The next jury trial is scheduled for July 30 and 31 at 10:00 am. Please ... read more

VVMF’s The Wall That Heals At MBCH

From now until this Sunday, June 16th, The Wall That Heals – a touring Wall Replica and Mobile Education Center will be parked in read more

Gazebo Contact Update

The gazebo between the Travel Plaza and Business Centre now has on-site outlets and over head lighting. Anyone who would like to ... read more

Mandatory IDA Training for SYEP & SYAP Employees

We are kicking off our SYEP and SYAP Employment program with Mandatory IDA training. This IDA training is for all SYEP/SYAP employees ... read more

Father’s Day Field Events

A special event to educate families on financial empowerment. Healthy finances contribute to healthy families. Tuesday, June 18th 5:00 ... read more

Grilled Pizza Cooking Demo

Reminder of the cooking demo happening tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12th starting at noon at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. Bring a ... read more

2019 Graduation Powwow

On Saturday, May 25th, 2019 the Meskwaki Community gathered to honor the graduating class of 2019 with a special powwow celebration. ... read more

Meskwaki Child Care Program Accepting Applications

The Meskwaki Nation Child Care Program is still accepting applications for eligible households. The program is designed to help ... read more

Reminder: Pool Party Tonight!

Don’t forget today Monday, June 10th Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a Pool Party at the Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center ... read more

School Board Elections Announced

At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board read more

Colon Cancer Screening Kits Due 06/12/19

We are near the end of our screening period.  Screening kits are due by Wednesday June 12th. Screening kits returned complete will ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place ... read more

Tribal Council Welcomes New Member

On Thursday, June 6, 2019 the Tribal Community held a swearing in ceremony for newly elected Tribal Council member Dawson Davenport. ... read more

MSS Students Celebrate Pride Week

Meskwaki Settlement School: During the week of May 28th, students participated in “Pride Week”. Games and events included a read more

Swearing-In Ceremony

The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council member Dawson Davenport, elected ... read more

Basic Weather Spotter Training on Friday

Join us on Friday, June 7th from 8:30 am – 10:00 am in the MBCH Convention Center Break Out Room for Basic Weather Spotter ... read more

Employee Appreciation Day Photos

On Friday, May 24, 2019 Tribal Operations held their annual Employee Appreciation Day at the Tribal Center. It began with a walk, ... read more

Elders Night Out

Family Fun Night Committee Presents: Elders Night Out! A night of fun and games for the whole family! Come play Bingo, Bags and Bone ... read more

Mother’s Day Fun Run

On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, a special event sponsored by MNCSS was held which included a fun run/walk and supper to educate families ... read more

MYP Logo Design Contest!

Meskwaki Youth Program is having a Logo Design Contest for their upcoming Meskwaki Youth Leadership Conference! This contest is for ... read more

Tribal Council Welcomes New Police Chief and BIA Officers

On Thursday, May 30th, 2019, Tribal Council and the community welcomed Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Micheal Cizek to the Meskwaki ... read more

EMS Classes Coming Soon!

Are you interested in becoming EMS Certified? Meskwaki Nation Emergency Medical Services is looking for interested and dedicated ... read more

Special Election Today

Special Tribal Election today to fill one seat.  Voting is open from 9 AM to 8 PM today at the Tribal Center.  Enrolled members are ... read more

June 2019 Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the June Meskwaki Nation Times available by CLICKING HERE.  Check back soon for a special Graduation edition coming out later read more

Cooking Demo Rescheduled

The Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program has been rescheduled to June 12th starting at noon at the Meskwaki Tribal Health ... read more

Meskwaki Family Services Pool Party

Meskwaki Family Services are hosting a Pool Party for the Meskwaki Community! Monday, June 10th from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the ... read more

Tribal Council Special Meeting Scheduled

A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in ... read more

In Need Of Proclamation Day Volunteers

The tribe is looking for volunteers to coordinate this year’s Proclamation Day Event.   Interested individuals will need to contact ... read more

Meet & Greet BIA Officer

Join Tribal Council and Executive staff to welcome Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Micheal Cizek. The officers from the Bureau of ... read more

Meskwaki Graduation Powwow & Livestream Info

Don’t forget, if you’re unable to physically attend the 2019 Meskwaki Nation Graduation Powwow you can watch it on the ... read more

Tribal Ops Closed on Monday, May 27th

Tribal Operations Departments will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume ... read more

General Meeting Tonight

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Employee Appreciation Day Planned for Friday, May 24th.

Tribal Operations will be celebrating Employee Appreciation Day on Friday, May 24th. Due to the activities planned throughout the day, ... read more

Nomination Results

The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Election Committee conducted a Nominations Meeting on May 22, 2019 in accordance ... read more

Meskwaki Family Services to host Movie Night

Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a movie night! Neither Wolf Nor Dog will be played on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 pm in the MBCH ... read more

Nomination Meeting Tonight

Reminder of the Nomination Meeting being held this evening, May 21st in the Tribal Center Gym at 7:00 pm. If the attendance is less ... read more

Iowa River Flood Status

Attention – Please read the following information regarding the Iowa River here on the Settlement. The Iowa River is expected to ... read more

Summer Equinox Festival

Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth Gardens for our Summer Equinox Festival on Friday, June ... read more

105th Meskwaki Annual Powwow Princess Contest

MAPA is now accepting applications for the 105th Meskwaki Annual Powwow Princess Contest!Pick up an application from the Meskwaki ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal ... read more

Cooking Demo

Diabetes Program will be hosting a Cooking Demo on June 11th at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic on at Noon. Bring a lawn chair and ... read more

Presidential Candidate Visits the Meskwaki Nation

Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana and newly announced presidential candidate, made a stop to the Meskwaki Settlement on Friday, May ... read more

Dalton Youngbear Youth Basketball Camp

Sponsored by: YBP LLC, Meskwaki Nation Youth Program, and Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Registration Fee: $35 You can register in person read more

Blood Drive

MBCH along with American Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, June 10th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Due to continuous ... read more

Stop The Bleed Training

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that ... read more

Sahnish Scouts Bring Assistance with a Renewed Search for Rita Papakee

This week a new search is being conducted to find clues and/or the whereabouts of Rita Papakee, a Meskwaki Nation Tribal Member who ... read more

Pride Week Powwow

Join us in honoring Meskwaki High School Class of 2019 on Friday, May 17th. All singers and dancers are invited! 5:00 pm – Meal ... read more

Jury Duty Announcement

Attention Jurors: If you have been selected for Jury Duty in SUMMONS GROUP #01232019 — a Summons, Instructions, and Questionnaire read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2019. It will start at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal ... read more

FREE Shoes & Compression Socks for Diabetes Patients

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program has diabetes friendly shoes and compression socks available for any patient with diabetes! Ask about how ... read more

Officer Appreciation Pizza with the Police

Join us for Pizza with the Police as we honor those who protect and serve the Meskwaki Nation. Date: Wednesday, May 15th Time: 5:00 ... read more

Enriqueta Wanatee-Diego 2019 Best of the Class Member

  On Saturday, April 27  Enriqueta Wanatee-Diego of South Tama County High School was honored as a member of the 2019 Best of the ... read more

Rescheduled: Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk

Kekienanaki Kiakwitenabena “Our mothers and aunts/mothers we will lift them up” Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk – a ... read more

May 9th Middle School Night Canceled

Middle School Night for May 9th has been canceled. For questions please contact K. Waseskuk at (641) 484-5369. read more

Tori Lasley 2019 Best of the Class Member

On Saturday, April 27 Tori Lasley from Meskwaki Settlement School was honored as a member of the 2019 Best of the Class.   In its 35 ... read more

Garden Tilling For Elders

Attention Seniors: From May 7th – May 18th Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will till your garden for FREE! This is a first come, first ... read more

Yoga Canceled 05/07-05/08

Yoga class for both Tuesday, May 7th and Wednesday, May 8th have been canceled. Classes will resume next week. read more

Public Notice of 30 Day Comment Period for Meskwaki Housing Policies and Procedure Revisions

At its regular meeting convened on April 30, 2019, the Tribal Council of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa adopted the ... read more

Signing Ceremony

On Thursday, May 9th at 11:30 a.m. FEMA will be on site for a signing ceremony. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Tribe ... read more

Tribal Council General Meeting Updated Agenda

Tribal Council has scheduled a General Meeting to take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the MBCH Convention Center. Agenda: 5:00 pm – read more

SYEP Announces Summer Youth Internship Opportunities

The Meskwaki Youth Department is pleased to announce their official job application and job descriptions for our MYP-Summer Youth ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement Art & Culture Night

Meskwaki Settlement School will be having a Art and Culture Night event today, May 1st. The exhibits and displays will be held in the ... read more

May Meskwaki Nation Times Available

For all the news, information, and photos for the month, check out the May edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times.  It’s available ... read more

Reminder: Tribal Council Meeting Today

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 ... read more

Canceled: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run

Due the rain we are experiencing today the Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run scheduled for today has been ... read more

Meskwaki Graduation Powwow

Join us on Saturday, May 25th for the Meskwaki Nation Graduation Powwow in Honoring Our Graduates – The Class of 2019 at the ... read more

Reminder: Meskwaki Earth Day & Roadside Clean Up on Monday!

Don’t forget MNR will be hosting Meskwaki Earth Day Celebration and a Roadside Clean Up on Monday, April 29th! The Earth Day ... read more

“Hawkeyes Under Hitler The Wider Context Behind Meskwaki Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany” by Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams

The Meskwaki Historic Preservation will be hosting a guest speaker on Friday, May 3rd from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. This discussion will ... read more

Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk

Kekienanaki Kiakwitenabena “Our mothers and aunts/mothers we will lift them up” Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk – a ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School Art & Culture Night

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 ... read more

Video Camera Operators Needed for Graduation Powwow

Media Services and the Graduation Committee are seeking community members to help Livestream the Graduation Powwow. If you are ... read more

Today: ICWA Community Discussion

Today, Thursday, April 25th at the Tribal Center from 5:00 – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Family Services will be hosting a meeting to discus read more

Today: Cooking Demo

Make sure to stop at the Tribal Center today, Thursday, April 25th at 12:00 pm in the Tribal Center Kitchen. The Meskwaki Diabetes ... read more

Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled For Sunday, April 28th

The Tribal Health Clinic is rescheduling the Easter Egg Hunt to Sunday 4/28/19 in hopes that the community will take advantage of the ... read more

Reminder: FREE Mental Health Event At The Science Center

Don’t forget that this Saturday, April 27, 2019 the Meskwaki Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly ... read more

Happening Today: Meskwaki Carnival Night!

The Family Fun Night Committee presents…. MESKWAKI CARNIVAL NIGHT! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Location: ... read more

Special Council Meeting Scheduled

A Special Council Meeting is being scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5 PM in Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are ... read more

Spring Lunch & Learn

Diabetes Program hosts Spring Lunch & Learn Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24th!   Tomorrow the Diabetes Program will be hosting a ... read more

Tribal Court: Jury Duty Announcement

Attention Jurors: You do NOT need to report to Jury Duty in the month of April. The Jury Trial that was scheduled for May 1st has been ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

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 ... read more

Easter Egg Hunt Postponed

The Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Meskwaki Health Services & Diabetes Program that was previously scheduled for April 21st has been ... read more

Earth Day Activities Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the previously scheduled Earth Day Activities that were to take place on Monday, April 22nd have been ... read more

STC Title VI Parent Information Night

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 ... read more

Science Center Trip

Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27. ... read more

Language Night

Language Night at the Meskwaki Settlement School will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17th. 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni in the ... read more

Invitation for in Person Interviews

State Public Policy Group in Des Moines along with the Iowa Department of Human Rights are focusing their efforts on people with ... read more

Easter Egg Hunt

Meskwaki Health Services and Diabetes Program will be hosting a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 21st at the Meskwaki ... read more

Reminder: Special Meeting Tonight

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place this evening, Monday, April 15th starting at 5:00 pm inside the Tribal ... read more

Prescribed Fire Notice for April 15-16

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be collaborating with the BIA to conduct prescribed burns around the settlement. These burns will be ... read more

Postponed: Cooking Demo

The previously scheduled Cooking Demo hosted by the Meskwaki Diabetes Program for today (04/15/19) has been postponed. read more

Janice Eagle Hawk featured as the First 2019 Technology Association of Iowa Catalyst

Meskwaki Nation IT Director Janice Eagle Hawk was recently featured by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) as part of their 2019 ... read more

Meskwaki Carnival Night

The Family Fun Night Committee presents…. MESKWAKI CARNIVAL NIGHT! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. ... read more

Spring Into Health Fair Happening Today!

Make sure to stop by the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center today from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for the Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair! ... read more

National Day of Awareness for MMIW Rally

Join RISE (Resources for Indigenous Survivors and Empowerment) as they host a day of awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous ... read more

Rescheduled: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run

On Tuesday, April 30th there will be a Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Walk / Run. Registration at 5:00 pm. Walk / ... read more

Reminder: Tribal Council Meeting Tonight

There will be a Tribal Council meeting today, Wednesday, April 10 starting at 5:00 pm and will be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled read more

Tribal Center Phones Are Down

At this time the phones at the Meskwaki Tribal Center are currently down.  We are working to resolve this issue and will notify the ... read more

Fun Run Postponed

The previously scheduled Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run has now been postponed due to the expected rain read more

5th Annual Dalton Youngbear Memorial Basketball Tournament

Please see flyer for details. *A community member requested this flyer be posted online and to social media. read more

Science Center Trip

Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27. ... read more

Earth Day Celebration

Meskwaki Earth Day Road side clean-up in the morning, vendors, hands on activities for everyone, tree give away, door prizes, lunch ... read more

Earth Day Road Side Clean Up for Tribal Ops & the Community

Where: Meet at the Tribal Gym Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Date: April 22, 2019 Everyone that is going to take part in the Road Side ... read more

Reminder: Spring Sale on Saturday

Don’t forget, tomorrow from 9 AM until 5 PM the Spring Sale on the Settlement will be happening in the Tribal Center Gym! ... read more

Special Meeting Tonight

Reminder of the Tribal Council Special Meeting taking place this evening, April 5th,  in the Tribal Chambers starting at 5:00 pm. ... read more

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Red Earth Athletics will be having a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, April 6th at the Tribal Center Snack Bar from 7 – ... read more

2019 Graduate Parent Committee Meeting

The next and final Graduate Parent Committee Meeting will be on Wednesday, April 24th starting at 7:00 pm and will be held in the MBCH ... read more

Science Center Trip

Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic and MADAC will be sponsoring a FREE family-friendly trip to the Science Center of Iowa on April 27. ... read more

Cooking Demo

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be hosting a cooking demo on Monday, April 15 at 12:00 pm. The cooking demo will be held at the ... read more

PTEC Summer Registration

Promoting Tribal Economies Course (PTEC) registration begins April 22, 2019 and will run until May 24, 2019. Tentative dates for this ... read more

Housing Department Service Calls

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April Meskwaki Nation Times Available

For your reading pleasure, please find the April edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times here. Thanks to everyone who submitted articles ... read more

Controlled Burns

MNR will be conducting controlled burns with the assistance of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Sunday March 31st through Tuesday April ... read more

Internet Outage REPAIRED!

Good afternoon! The Meskwaki Nation has experienced an internet outage. If you have attempted to email staff at meskwaki-nsn.gov or ... read more

2019 Summer Activities Registration 03/26 & 03/30

Summer Activities Registration consists of STC REC programs, Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center (Early-Bird Pool Passes and Swim Lessons), and ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm and taking place in the Tribal ... read more

General Meeting Scheduled

Tribal Council has scheduled a General Meeting to take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the MBCH Convention Center. Agenda: 5:00 pm ... read more

New Interim Chief of Police Appointed

Effective March 20, 2019, The Meskwaki Nation Tribal Council has unanimously approved the appointment of Chris Saunsoci as Interim ... read more

Meskwaki Public Works Community Request Policy

A Community Request form must be filled out by the Homeowners, at the Public Works Office, for all requested services, such as the ... read more

Spring Clean-Up Week May 6-10, 2019

Spring Clean-Up Week on the Settlement will be from May 6-10th. Route: West Village, Highway 30, North of Highway 30, South of Highway ... read more

Hydrant Flushing Week Scheduled

Meskwaki Public Works will be doing Hydrant Flushing the week of April 29th through May 3rd. Hydrant flushing is done twice a year to ... read more

3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives. Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm read more

Reminder: Tribal Council Meeting Today

There will be a Tribal Council meeting today, Wednesday, March 20th starting at 5:00 pm taking place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

TODAY: “Fill Out the FAFSA Night’

Reminder: Today is the Meskwaki Higher Education Program’s ‘Fill Out the FAFSA Night’ (4:00-6:00).  If you are not able to make it this read more

MNR Water Program: Daily Stream Gage and Flood Stage Updates

The Meskwaki Natural Resources Water Program will provide daily updates of the Iowa River flood levels measured at the USGS stream gage read more

Enrollment Office Closed (03/25-03-29)

The Enrollment Office will be closed the week of March 25 – 29, 2019. Thank you for your understanding. read more

Tonight: Healthy Recipe Cook-Off!

Monday, March 18th, in the Tribal Center Kitchen/Snack Bar at 6:00 pm.   Voting and tasting starts at 6 pm! Come on over to try some ... read more

2019 Meskwaki Youth Spring Break Activities

Please see the attached photo for this year’s spring break activities with the Meskwaki Youth Program. If you have any questions ... read more

Benefit Night at Rubes for 2019 Graduation Powwow

Class of 2019 Graduation committee is having a benefit night at Rube’s on Monday, March 25th. This is fundraiser for the Class of read more

MSS Drama Club Musical Seussical Today!

Reminder that this evening, starting at 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Stage the Meskwaki Settlement School Drama Club will be ... read more

Public Service Announcement

“ Reminder to the community that the flooding conditions could change very rapidly with little warning. It is very difficult to predict read more

South Farm Closed

Due to rising water, South Farm will be closed on Friday, March 15th.  Staff will be utilizing alternate work spaces today.  For more ... read more

Next Scheduled Tribal Council Meeting Date

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in ... read more

Battleground Road Closed

Effective immediately – Battleground Road is now closed to due to increased rising water.   For your safety, we are requesting you ... read more

MFSI Spring Equinox Community Meal

The event will begin at 5:00 pm and the meal will be served between 5:30 and 6:00 pm. We will be serving a delicious seasonal menu, and read more

IOWA RIVER AND FLASH FLOOD WARNING INFORMATION FOR THE MESKWAKI NATION:

Rain and snow melt has caused rapid flash flooding across the Settlement and the State. The Iowa River has risen 6.5 ft since 10pm ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Today

Reminder of the Tribal Council meeting happening today starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome ... read more

PSA: Flood-Watch and Preparedness

Meskwaki Settlement under a Flood Watch today (03/13/19) and tomorrow (03/14/19) until 7:00 PM. Public Service Announcement from ... read more

Reminder: Normalize the Conversation Event Tonight

Don’t forget this event presented by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation, Tribal Mental Health “Normalize the Conversation is this ... read more

2019 Sett-Fit Challenge Winners Announced

Your 2019 Sett-Fit Challenge Winners are: > 50 years & older Weight loss: Michael Erikson with 15# lost Becky YoungBear with ... read more

Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run

Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run Wednesday, April 10th Registration: 5:00 pm Walk/Run: 5:30 pm Choice of ... read more

Attention 2019 Graduates

Attention 2019 Graduates:   Parents and senior students are reminded that a senior bio form needs to be submitted for the Graduation ... read more

Meskwaki Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Meskwaki Youth Development Program will be hosting a Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 22nd. The tournament is for ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 13th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Logo Apparel Items

Spring season will be here soon! Please see attached spring logo apparel items available for order! Submit order forms and payment to ... read more

Normalize The Conversation

Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Presents: Tribal Mental Health – Normalize the Conversation Wednesday, March 13th Meskwaki Bingo ... read more

Healthy Recipe Contest Cook-Off

Monday, March 18th at the Tribal Center with voting and tasting starting at 6:00 pm. Come on over to eat some tasty food and vote for ... read more

Free Rabies and Mange Clinic

Please join Meskwaki Natural Resources and the Iowa State Veterinary Public Health Club on Saturday, April 6th from 10:00 am until 2:00 read more

Housing Committee Vacancies

The Housing Committee has three (3) vacancies and is looking for committee members. If interested, you may call the Housing department ... read more

Attention Meskwaki Settlement School Parents and Students

Below is a communication about MSS snow day make up dates from the office of Willie Barney, Ed.D., Superintendent, Meskwaki Settlement ... read more

MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel

Meskwaki Youth Program movie night will be this Thursday, March 7th. They will be going to Fridley Plaza 9 Theatres and watching ... read more

Meskwaki Drama Club Proudly Presents: Seussical

Meskwaki Drama Club’s Spring Play will be on Friday, March 15, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Stage. ... read more

Spring Equinox Community Meal Planned

Join Meskwaki Food Sovereignty for our upcoming Spring Equinox Community Meal taking place Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 pm at the Tribal ... read more

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit: Honoring Our Nations Native American Veterans

For immediate Release  Media Contacts: Timothy Perkins, 515-699-5661, timothy.perkins2@va.gov Kristi Catrenich, 515-699-5588, ... read more

Class of 2019 T-Shirts Order Form Deadline Has Been Extended

The Order Form deadline has been extended to Friday, March 8 at 4pm. The 2019 Graduation Powwow Committee will be selling special Class read more

Sac & Fox Housing Authority Seeking Board of Commissioner Members

The Sac & Fox Housing Authority is seeking five (5) Board of Commissioner members.  The Board of Commissioners shall be five (5) ... read more

Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair

Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:00 am – 3:00 pm MBCH Veteran’s Convention Center This is a FREE community event designed to ... read more

Time To Get Your Taxes Done!

Just as a reminder:  FREE tax appointments are available  for anyone in the community (members, descendants, and all community ... read more

March Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Here’s the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. Click here to read it! See past editions of the monthly newsletter by ... read more

Meskwaki Member to participate in American Council of Young Political Leaders’ Exchange to Macedonia

Christina Blackcloud, Meskwaki Nation, has been invited by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) to participate in a ... read more

Family Fun Day

Meskwaki Diabetes Program Presents Family Fun Day! Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki High School Gym. ... read more

MMIW Fundraiser

For those of you who are interested in buying a MMIW shirt you may now submit an order until March 8, 2019! This is a fundraiser in ... read more

Yoga Class Cancellations

Yoga classes for this week, Tuesday 02/26 and Thursday 02/28 have been canceled. The Tuesday, 03/05 class has also been canceled. ... read more

3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives. Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm read more

Two Hour Delay 2/20

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Seniors, the tax service and Tribal Operations will be on a two hour delay ... read more

Foster Care Parenting Classes

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent(s) please sign up! We are looking for up to 10 families per class (20 people total). ... read more

MYP: Middle School Night

Meskwaki Youth Program will be hosting a Middle School Night on Thursday, February 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack read more

Family Fun Day

Meskwaki Diabetes Program Presents: Family Fun Day! Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki High School Gym. read more

MSS Language Night

Meskwaki Settlement School Language Night will be held on Wednesday, February 20th. 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni in the high school ... read more

Senior Services Closed Today (02/18/19)

The Senior Program is without water/sewage, therefore, the program will be closed today.  Our Facilities Management is currently ... read more

Reminder: Tribal Council Meeting Tonight

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be happening today, Wednesday, February 13th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Family-Fun Movie Night: Showing Coco

Valentine’s Day-After Movie Night. Join us for a family-fun movie night! Showing: Coco 4:30 pm the Geography Club will be hosting read more

From the MFSI Department Regarding the Hunter’s Feast

We are keeping a close eye on the weather, but as of now we are still planning to host the Hunter’s Feast tomorrow evening at 5pm at ... read more

Attention 2019 Graduates and Parents

Attention 2019 Graduates and Parents: Parents and senior students are reminded that a senior bio form (linked below) needs to be ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Scheduled

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 13th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Today

Reminder: Today (02/06/2019) There is a Tribal Council meeting in the Tribal Chambers at 5:00 pm. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome ... read more

Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closing at 3 PM

Due to the weather, the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will close today, Tuesday, February 5, at 3 PM. read more

February MNT Available

The February Meskwaki Nation Times is now available. Click here to find it. ... read more

Hunter’s Feast on February 6th

Reminder – The Hunter’s Feast has been rescheduled for this Wednesday, February 6th at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Center Gym. ... read more

MYP Middle School Night

MYP Middle School Night Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar Guest speaker Megan Koehn, Dietitian read more

Tonight: Sign Making

Tonight, Feb. 4th at the Tribal Center Snack Bar from 5-7pm there will be supplies available for those who are going to the MMIW March ... read more

MADAC Offices Closed on Friday

Due to clean up issues related to the water main break, MADAC will be closed on Friday, February 1st.  As always, the Crisis Line is ... read more

Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed on Thursday

Due to a water main break, the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed today (Thursday, January 31).  We will update you as repairs ... read more

Tribal Operations Updated to Closed

Due to on-going weather issues, Tribal Operations CLOSED.  Medicare checks will be distributed on Friday at Seniors.  Ketebi! read more

A Weather Reminder from the MNPD

Tribal Residents who need emergency assistance during the extreme cold are encouraged to call 641-484-3760 (Press 1 for a Tribal Police read more

Middle School Night: Thursday, January 31st.

Movie at Plaza 9 Theaters “The Kid Who Would Be King” PG 7:00-9:00 pm   Leaving the Tribal Center at 6:30 pm. Returning at ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

Tribal Council Meeting   Wednesday, February 6th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.   Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Tax Appointments Cancelled on Wednesday, Jan 30th.

For the upcoming tax season which begins this week, please be aware that we will follow the closing of Tribal Operations and be closed ... read more

Due to Weather, Tribal Operations Closing on Wednesday, 1/30/2019

Community and Staff: Due to the frigid temperatures predicted for Wednesday, Tribal Operations will be closed all day, Wednesday, ... read more

Notice From The Health Clinic

Tribal Operations, including the Clinic and Pharmacy, is closed on Wednesday January 30th. In the event you require medical care, First read more

Postponed: Lynne’s Luau

Due to the dangerously cold temperatures expected on Wednesday, we will be postponing Lynne’s Luau until March. More details will be ... read more

Postponed: Hunter’s Feast

Hunter’s Feast has been postponed to February 6th, 2019. More complete details will be announced at a later time. read more

RESCHEDULED: MSS Academic Award Assembly

MSS Middle/High School Mid-Year Academic Award Assembly January 29th at 2:50 pm in the MSS High School Gym. Parents/Guardians are ... read more

Red Skirt Donation Request

R.I.S.E received red dress and red 2-piece donations in May 2018 for MMIW events. In addition to those they are asking for red skirt ... read more

Fundraiser Today: Indian Taco, Softshell and Bake Sale

Fundraiser! This is happening today at the Tribal Center Snack Bar! They have Indian Tacos, Softshells, Baked Goods and Drinks! ... read more

Tonight: Production Farming Meeting

Reminder TONIGHT: Community Meeting about Production Farming today, Thursday January 24th in the MBCH Convention Center. Meal will be ... read more

Canceled: 2019 Grad Parent Committee Meeting

Tonight’s previously scheduled 2019 Grad Parent Committee / Graduation Powwow Planning meeting has been canceled and will be ... read more

Reminder: There is a Tribal Council Meeting Today

Tribal Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 23rd starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

MFSI: Hunters Feast

MFSI will be having a Hunters Feast on Wednesday, January 30th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services. This will be a ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic Now Offers Full-Time Mental Health Counseling

The Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic is pleased to offer full-time mental health counseling. The Clinic recently hired licensed counselor, read more

MNPD Has New Tip Line Number

UPDATE: The NEW Meskwaki Nation Police Department “Anonymous Tip Hot Line” number is (641) 481-0840. You can call or text ... read more

Fundraiser: Indian Taco & Bake Sale

Indian Taco & Bake Sale Fundraiser: Friday, January 25th from 11:00 AM until Sold Out at the Tribal Center Snack Bar! Indian Taco ... read more

MSS Middle/High School Mid Year Academic Awards Assembly

MSS Middle/High School Mid Year Academic Awards Assembly RESCHEDULED to January 23rd, 2:50 PM in the HS Gym *Honor Roll A, 4.0 – ... read more

Reminder: MBCH Owner Appreciation Meal Tonight

Annual MBCH Owner’s Appreciation Meal Thursday, January 17th Meal from 5-8 PM MBCH Convention Center For questions contact Katy ... read more

New Reward Offered for Missing Person Rita Janelle Papakee

Meskwaki Settlement, Iowa – Four years ago today, on January 16th, 2015, Tribal member Rita Janelle Papakee was last seen at the ... read more

Meskwaki Housing Program Relocating

Notice: Meskwaki Housing Program, Realty and GIS will be relocating to our new offices located at 100 East Village Road on Monday, ... read more

The Hunters Are Feeding Us (Hunter’s Feast)

Please join us for our upcoming community meal Dideneniwaki ketadamekonana – The Hunters Are Feeding Us – an evening ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Community Meal – Dideneniwaki ketadamekonana

Please join us for our upcoming community meal Dideneniwaki ketadamekonana – The Hunters Are Feeding Us – an evening ... read more

MSS Middle/High School Award Assembly

On January 18, 2019 at 2:50 pm in the High School gym Meskwaki Settlement School will be having their Mid-Year Academic Award Assembly ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

Reminder of the Tribal Council meeting today, Wednesday, January 9th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Please Join Us for Lynne’s Luau

Please join us for Lynne’s Luau! Come meet and greet Lynne, our substance abuse prevention specialist. Date: January 30th Time: ... read more

Weigh-ins Begin Thursday!

The Sett-Fit Challenge will begin next week.  Mark your calendars to stop in anytime and weigh-in.  You’ll receive a $10 Subway ... read more

Address Forms Due

A reminder that Member Address Verification Forms are currently due.  Please print out and return to the Fiscal offices. CLICK HERE TO ... read more

Healthy Recipe Contest

Submissions are due Wednesday, January 9th! Reminder that recipes need to be submitted by 01/09/19, they must include your name, ... read more

Meskwaki Bingo Casino & Hotel to Host First Ever State Regulator Meeting

From Radio Iowa:  The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, on Friday, will meet for the first time ever at the Meskwaki Hotel and Casino ... read more

Tonight: MNR Wildland Firefighter Meeting

Starts at 5:30 PM at the South Farm Office MNR is hosting a meeting to discuss how to become a certified wildland firefighter. In this ... read more

2019 Graduate Parent Committee Meeting

The second 2019 Grad Parent Committee Meeting will be on Wednesday, January 23rd starting at 7:00 pm at the MBCH Convention Center ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The meeting will start at 5:00 pm and take place in the ... read more

January Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available by clicking on the link below.  Visit our newsletters page and ... read more

It’s Official!

1948 Signing Announced… On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the President signed into law:  H.R. 1074, which repeals the act that ... read more

2018 Indian Community Development Block Grant

The 2018 Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) from HUD has been prepared and will be submitted on January 4th.  A copy of ... read more

December Meskwaki Nation Times Available Now

Read the latest news and information from the Meskwaki Nation in the December Meskwaki Nation Times available now. CLICK HERE to view! ... read more

Press Release: Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Welcomes Senate Passage of Proposed Bill

  *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** SAC & FOX TRIBE OF THE MISSISSIPPI IN IOWA WELCOMES SENATE PASSAGE OF PROPOSED BILL Meskwaki ... read more

It’s Apprenticeship Week – Program Introduction Part II

We’re celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with part II of our video introduction to the Meskwaki Apprenticeship Program.  In read more

It’s Apprenticeship Week – Impact

Check out this video brought to you by the Apprenticeship Department.  They are highlighting the impact their exciting new program is ... read more

Dirk Whitebreast Named as a Native American 40 under 40 Award Recipient

Press Release For Immediate Distribution: Meskwaki Nation, Tama, Iowa   Dirk Whitebreast Named as a Native American 40 under 40 Award ... read more

Title 16 Article II: Thirty Day Public Comment Period

Notice to Public At it’s regular meeting convened on September 19, 2018 the Tribal Council approved a draft of Title 16 (Property read more

Meskwaki Annual Powwow Special Edition MNT

There’s a chill in the air today, so check out this special edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times.  It’s sure to warm your ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Court Announcement: Online Payments

Meskwaki Tribal Court can now accept payments online for Fines and Fees, including Traffic Violations. You may make payments in full or read more

September Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

The September Meskwaki Nation Times is now available for your reading pleasure.  Check it out here. Find past news in our monthly ... read more

August Meskwaki Nation Times Newsletter Available

The latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times has just been published.  Check it out by visiting our newsletter page or by clicking ... read more

Rally Raises Awareness for MMIW

A rally was held on Sunday, July 22nd in Rock Island to raise awareness of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.    Dara ... read more

MNT Special Graduation Edition Published

Visit the newly published Special Graduation Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times here. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ISSUE. See past issues of read more

Koko & Medo Newsletter

Visit the Senior’s web page to see this month’s lunch calendar and read their monthly newsletter.  Read June’s ... read more

Consumer Confidence Report 2017

The link below is a copy of the annual report and testing results of the drinking water provided by the Sac & Fox Tribal Public ... read more

June Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available Online

Click on the link below to read this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times. JUNE MESKWAKI NATION TIMES Our deadline to submit articles for the ... read more

May Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Click on the link below to read this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times. MESKWAKI NATION TIMES Our next deadline for submissions is Friday, ... read more

Tribal Council Nominations

There was not a quorum at tonight’s nomination meeting (April 30). Nominations will reconvene tomorrow (May 1st) at 7 PM at the ... read more

April Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Happy Spring!  Click on the link below to read this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times. ... read more

Nominations Postponed

Nominations for the open Tribal Council seat scheduled for Tuesday, April 2nd and 3rd have been postponed.  Rescheduled nomination ... read more

Employment Special Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times

Attached below is the Employment Special Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. MNT Employment Special Edition The regular April edition read more

Meskwaki Nation Times March 2018 Edition

Check out the March edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available now by clicking here. You can also re-visit your favorite issues by ... read more

BIA Forestry Project Notice

Meskwaki Natural Resources announced and posted the following project notice today. This Notice of Availability will remain posted on ... read more

January Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Wishing you the happiest of New Years! Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times here. Find all our newsletters on our ... read more

We we ni to tti ki (Those That Make Beautiful Things) Coming Soon

The Arts and Culture Symposium is scheduled for Saturday, January 6th from 9 to 5 PM at the Meskwaki Convention Center and Red Earth ... read more

UI’s Iowa Native Spaces project works with Meskwaki, Ioway to bring historical perspectives to more Iowans

Working to make Native history more accessible to the public, the University of Iowa is driving change. Watch the video below and check read more

Official Election Results Announced

Official Election Results were announced today by the Election Committee. The top four (4) candidates receiving the most votes will ... read more

Certification of Election Results

The Election Committee has released the Certification of Election Results from Tuesday’s Primary and Special Elections. Results ... read more

Distinguished Service Award Recognition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2017-2018 Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award Winner West Des Moines, IA — The Art Educators of ... read more

Special Election

A reminder to eligible voters of our upcoming Tribal Council special election to fill one vacancy.  The special election will be held ... read more

Special Election September 27th

A reminder to eligible voters of our upcoming Tribal Council special election to fill one vacancy.  The special election will be held ... read more

Meskwaki Language Department Offers New iBook

Great job, Meskwaki Language Department for another educational and FUN learning tool.  Check out the Fish, Reptiles & ... read more

Notice To Public – Title 15 (Youth Justice)

At its regular meeting convened on June 21, 2017 the Tribal Council approved for 30 day public comment on TITLE 15 (Youth Justice) of ... read more

Grant Awarded For Meskwaki Art & Culture Symposium

Just announced:  A Humanities Iowa grant has been awarded to the Sac & Fox Tribe of The Mississippi for the project “Meskwaki read more

Community Development Block Grant Proposal

The Tribe is proposing to make an application for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) from the Housing and Urban ... read more

Young Women Honored

On Sunday, May 7th, Meskwaki 7th and 8th grade young women were honored with awards from our local chapter of the American Association ... read more

Proposed Changes To Title 6 (Child Support Act)

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved proposed revisions to Title 6. Family ... read more

Updates to Title 10 (Enrollment)

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on April 5, 2017 the Tribal Council approved updates to TITLE 10 (Enrollment) of the ... read more

Tribal Operations Announces New Apprenticeship Program

In the ever-changing world around us, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa understands the need to develop and implement ... read more

Grassley, Ernst Bill Aligns Criminal Jurisdiction on Meskwaki Settlement with rest of Indian Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 16, 2017 Grassley, Ernst Bill Aligns Criminal Jurisdiction on Meskwaki Settlement with rest of read more

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