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Employee Appreciation

Meskwaki Tribal Operations held their Employee Appreciation Party on Friday, May 24 at the Tribal Center gym. Click the link below to ... read more

Memorial Day Flag Ceremony

On Memorial Day, we remember and honor our five Meskwaki brothers and all of the other US servicemen and women who paid the ultimate ... read more

Graduation Powwow to be Livestreamed

Those who can’t attend the 2024 Graduation Powwow can view it live here.  CLICK TO VIEW.   read more

Closing Early Tuesday, May 21

Due to weather issues, Tribal Operations is closing at 3:30 PM today, Tuesday, May 21. The Rec Center is closing at 4 PM. The Health ... read more

Flooding Issues around Settlement

Please drive with caution this morning (Tuesday, May 21) as a number of roads are flooded/covered with standing water including ... read more

Annual Powwow Hotel Room Block Opened

A block of hotel rooms at a special rate has been opened up at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel for annual powwow attendees to be held ... read more

Annual Powwow Seeks Special Sponsors

Families wishing to host a special at Annual Powwow August 8th – 11th, 2024 should contact Jerod Pushetonequa at (405) 788-1506. read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to May 22, 2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held on May 15th has been rescheduled to May 22nd. read more

2024 MMIWR Event

2024 MMIWR Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives. On Friday, May 3, RISE Iowa and Meskwaki Natural Resources sponsored an read more

Knight Moves Technology Skills Training Program

Are you ready… to embark on an exciting journey and open the door to a career in technology? We are thrilled to extend an ... read more

Entrepreneurship at Meskwaki

Through a partnership with Meskwaki Workforce Development and Syncurrent, all community members have an opportunity to become ... read more

Mother’s Day Walk Rescheduled to May 13, 2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Meskwaki Health Clinic Mother’s Day Walk has been rescheduled to be held on Monday, May 13th read more

Tribal Council Meeting Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 8th has been rescheduled to May 15, 2024 at 5 PM. read more

Andre Roberts “To See a Kid Grow”

UFC heavyweight fighter turned indigenous language teacher Andre Roberts starts a girls wrestling team at the Meskwaki Settlement ... read more

Settlement School Garden

Today, students and staff at @Meskwaki Settlement School rolled up their sleeves and got down and dirty, planting 13 fruit trees and ... read more

Ribbon Skirt Class

This week at the Senior Center, Meskwaki Senior Services hosted a Ribbon Skirt class. Check out all of their beautiful creations! ... read more

LFPA Food Distribution

Next LFPA Food Distribution is scheduled for Thursday, April 25th at Red Earth Gardens from noon to 4pm! Open to all Native community ... read more

Buffalo Viewing for Seniors

Seniors will be heading to view the buffalo at Meskwaki Natural Resources on Monday, April 29th. Meet at the Senior Center at 9:30 AM ... read more

Museum Offering Computer Stations for Photo Viewing

The Meskwaki Museum and Cultural Center recently implemented new viewing stations, where people interested in Meskwaki history can ... read more

Meskwaki Health Fair Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Health Fair that was scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th will be canceled. read more

Jobs Edition April

Check out the newest available jobs at the Meskwaki Nation! read more

Nathan Bear Poses for MSS Art Class

Meskwaki Settlement School art teacher Debra Shore invited Meskwaki elder and veteran Nathan Bear to pose for her first and second ... read more

Community Garden and Home Tilling

It’s almost time for gardening!!!! Meskwaki Food Sovereignty is offering plots at the community garden as well as garden tilling ... read more

Seed Bundle Giveaway

This year Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will be offering seed bundles.  Community members can choose two of the four bundle options.  Pick ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held Wed., April 17, 2024

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 beginning at 5:00 PM in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Farmer’s Market Feasibility Survey

Hoa, Meskwaki Community! We are conducting a feasibility survey to determine whether a local farmers’ market would be a viable event ... read more

MRCC Lucky 7k Rescheduled to Monday, April 8th

Meskwaki Recreation and Community Center has rescheduled their Lucky 7k Run & Walk to Monday, April 8th! Registration opens at 5PM, read more

Rescheduled Health Clinic and MRCC Fun Run/Walk Events

Due to the passing of a community member, the following events have been rescheduled to a later date: Colorectal Cancer Awareness 5k ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to April 3

Tribal Council meeting will be scheduled in Tribal Chambers for Wednesday, April 3, 2024.  (Rescheduled from 3.27.24.) Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Annual Elder’s Cookout

The Annual Elder’s Cookout is scheduled for Friday, May 31st at 11am at the Powwow grounds.   read more

Closed for Friday

Due to the weather, Tribal Ops including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Tribal Center, and Seniors will be closed today, Friday, March ... read more

Swinging for Meskwaki

Meskwaki Warrior Booster Club Fundraiser “Swinging for Meskwaki” 4 person best shot Friday, July 12, 2024 Oakland Acres in Grinnell, IA read more

Diabetes Program: April 30 Day Get Moving Challenge

Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be having a 30 Day Get Moving Challenge in April! Let’s get the entire family involved for a ... read more

Burning Today on Settlement

Please be advised the BIA wildland fire team is here today on the Settlement, Wednesday, March 13, 2024, burning wood piles from the ... read more

Diabetes Program: Meskwaki TribalFITT Website

Meskwaki TribalFITT Website Join our wellbeing platform for FREE! You can enroll in Diabetes Program Challenges and keep track of ... read more

HeartSaver Training

Meskwaki community members participated in the HeartSaver training over CPR and AED, led by Health Educator Dana Davenport, Fitness ... read more

March 2024 Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out the March 2024 edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times! https://meskwaki.aflip.in/927f3c3744.html read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held March 20, 2024

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Jobs Edition

Check out the Jobs Edition of the MNT! read more

General Meeting Rescheduled

Tribal Council will hold a General Meeting for Tribal Members on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at the MBCH Convention Center. Dinner will be read more

General Meeting Canceled

The General Meeting scheduled for tomorrow in the Convention Center has been canceled. read more

Diabetes Program to host 100 Mile Walking Challenge in March

Diabetes Program is having a March Away Diabetes 100 Mile Walking Challenge beginning March 1st through March 31st. Participants must ... read more

HeartSaver Training CPR & AED on March 5th & 7th at the Rec Center

Who: Meskwaki Community What: HeartSaver Training (CPR, AED) When: Tuesday, March 5th from 8:00am-Noon Thursday, March 7th from ... read more

PTEC Applications Now Accepted

PROMOTING TRIBAL ECONOMIES AND COMMUNITY The PTEC season will begin in April, as it has in the past, providing this assessment to ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Canceled Feb. 7, 2024

The Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. read more

FREE Tax Prep Coming Soon

The tax season is just around the corner and volunteers for the Meskwaki site will again be providing free tax preparation through the ... read more

Rec Center Hours and Classes for February

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Youth Afterschool Program

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Girls Wrestling

Andre Roberts, former UFC heavyweight fighter, is stepping back into the ring. But he’s not wrestling. The 6’2” giant is coaching a new read more

Water Quality and Fish Sampling from MNR

ATER QUALITY AND FISH SAMPLING Most data from water quality and fish sampling are in hand at this writing. There are some obvious ... read more

Workforce Development LFPA Food Distribution to be held Friday, Feb. 9th at Red Earth Gardens

Workforce Development will have a LFPA Food Distribution on Friday, February 9, 2024 from 12PM until 3PM at Red Earth Gardens. List of ... read more

MSS Pickle Sale

Meskwaki Settlement School is celebrating 100 Days of School with a Pickle Sale! Today in room 701 (high school side) 1pm – ... read more

Child Support Services to host Dinner and Movie Night on Feb. 29th

Save the Date! Child Support Services will host a Dinner and Movie Night on Thursday, February 20th beginning at 5:30PM. This event ... read more

RMP701 and Meskwaki Nation Welcomes National Commander on Feb. 17

All are invited to join the Robert Morgan Post 701 Meskwaki Nation in welcoming National Commander, Daniel J. Seehafer on Saturday, ... read more

Diabetes Program to host 60 Mile Walking Challenge Feb. 1-29

Diabetes Program will host a 60 Mile Walking Challenge beginning February 1st through 29th. All walking will need to be done at the ... read more

February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month Practicing self care can keep our hearts healthy. Being physically active, eating healthier foods, ... read more

Rec Center Open Weekends!

Rec Center Hours are: Monday – Friday:  5:00 AM – 9:00 PM Saturday:  8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM read more

Health Clinic, Pharmacy & Rec Center

UPDATE:  The Health Clinic and Pharmacy will OPEN on Saturday, Jan. 20th from 8 am to 12 pm. The Rec Center will also open from 8 am to 4 pm. read more

Closures for Jan 18-21

Due to the increasing wind and blowing snow that will contribute to poor travel conditions with bitter cold winds of up to -35 degrees ... read more

Text Notifications

To receive text notifications regarding Tribal weather delays, cancelations and other announcements, please text (641) 323-4126. In the read more

Closures for Tues, Jan 16

Due to ongoing cold weather issues, Tribal Ops will remain closed for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 with the exception of the Health Clinic, ... read more

Tribal Ops Closures and Delays

Due to the extreme cold temperatures of up to -45 degrees, Tribal Ops offices will remain closed on Monday, January 15, 2024 with the ... read more

Closures for Saturday

Due to ongoing weather issues, the Meskwaki Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Recreation Center will remain closed tomorrow, Saturday, ... read more

Tribal Ops Closures

Thursday, January 11: Due to the extreme weather in the forecast and moving in later this afternoon it been decided that Tribal ... read more

Public Works Snow Removal Policy

Just a quick description on how we approach driveways.. In the event of a blizzard/whiteout conditions, the Public Works Director will ... read more

Higher Education: The 7th Gen. Summer Program

The 7th Gen. Summer Program Saturday, June 8th, 2024 – Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 This 8-week university program is located in ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 17

The Tribal Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 10, 2024 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 17, 2024 beginning at ... read more

Tribal Ops Now CLOSED on Weds, Jan. 10th

After review of the radar and on going related weather issues, Meskwaki Tribal Operations including the Tribal Center, Seniors, and ... read more

Tribal Op Closure

Tribal Operations Weather Closures January 8-9 Tribal Operations including the Senior Center, Tribal Center and Health Clinic will ... read more

January MNT Now Available

Click here to view the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times.  Available now!  Visit the newsletter page to see past editions. read more

MBCH to Host Owner Appreciation Dinner on January 11, 2024

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will hold an Owner Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, January 11, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the ... read more

MRCC January 2024 Weekly Fitness Class Schedule

Meskwaki Recreation and Community Center Weekly Fitness Class Schedule: Monday: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: Senior Strength on the Track ... read more

MRCC to Open on Weekends Beginning 01/13

Meskwaki Recreation and Community Center will be OPEN ON WEEKENDS beginning Saturday, January 13th! Beginning Saturday, January 13th, ... read more

2024 Meskwaki SettFit Challenge to Begin January 15 through April 5

2024 MESKWAKI SETTFIT CHALLENGE, 12-Week Challenge: January 15 – April 5 IMPORTANT DATES: • Weigh-In: January 8-12 Rec Center, ... read more

Powwow Postponed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Meskwaki New Years Eve Powwow scheduled for Sunday, December 31st has been postponed to a ... read more

Emergency Tribal Council Meeting to be held December 26, 2023

An emergency Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 starting at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal Members are ... read more

Diabetes Program to host Walking Series in January 2024

Diabetes Program is hosting a Walking for your Health Challenge in Janaury 2024. Let’s start the new year being health! 30 ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held December 20, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 starting at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

MAPA’s Christmas Social Dance Night has been CANCELED

Due to unforeseen circumstances, MAPA has CANCELED the Christmas Social Dance Night. read more

Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

The Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. read more

Last Minute Craft & Vendor Sale to be held December 20-21 at Tribal Center Gym

Last Minute Craft & Vendor Sale will be held on Wednesday, December 20th and Thursday, December 21st at the Meskwaki Tribal Center ... read more

Positive Chronic Wasting Disease Test Result

The Meskwaki Nation Department of Natural Resources received notice on December 5, 2023 of a positive result for Chronic Wasting ... read more

December 2023 MNT

Click here to view the December 2023 issue of the Meskwaki Nation Times read more

MNR Bison Meat Distribution to be held 12/07 at Red Earth Gardens

MNR is having a Bison Meat Distribution this Thursday, December 7th from 12pm-5pm at Red Earth Gardens. read more

Tribal Operations Holiday Closure

Tribal Operations including the Senior Center and Tribal Center will be closed on Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th. On ... read more

Christmas Social Dance Night

Meskwaki Annual Powwow Association to host… CHRISTMAS SOCIAL DANCE NIGHT on Sunday, December 16, 2023 starting at 7:00 pm in the ... read more

2024 Meskwaki New Year’s Eve Powwow

2024 MESKWAKI NYE CONTEST POWWOW Sunday, December 31st Grand Entry TBD @ Meskwaki Rec Center HEAD STAFF • Host Drum: Meskwaki Nation • ... read more

Appreciation of Service for Jessica Bear

Tribal Council would like to invite Tribal Employees and Community Members to wish Meskwaki Court Judge Jessica Bear well on her next ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held December 13, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 5:00pm. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Housing Program to host “Lighting up the Sett”, Christmas Lights Contest

Meskwaki Nation Housing Program will be hosting a Christmas lights contest. Our theme will be “Lighting up the Sett”. You may enter the read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held November 29, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome read more

Tribal Ops Closed Nov. 17 from 11am-1pm

Tribal Operations Employee Harvest Meal will be held on Friday, November 17th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Tribal Operations ... read more

2023 Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot hoodies are in! Be sure to get yours on Thursday! 2023 Turkey Trot – Thu., November 23rd at Meskwaki Recreation ... read more

Veterans Day Powwow Photos

The 2023 Veterans Day Powwow was held on November 11th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.   Click here to see the photos from this event. read more

Windstream Working on the Settlement

ANNOUNCEMENT: Windstream working on the Settlement   There have been some questions about seeing Windstream trucks around the ... read more

Tribal Court “Walk In Your Mocs” Event Rescheduled to Nov. 21st

Meskwaki Tribal Court will be hosting a ‘Meskwaki and Drug Free!’ Event on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 from 5-7PM at the ... read more

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution to be Held Nov. 9th

MNR Bison Meat Distribution will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Tribal Center Parking Lot. ... read more

Meskwaki LFPA Food Distribution to be Held November 9, 2023

Meskwaki LFPA Food Distribution at Red Earth Gardens on Thursday, November 9th from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Food Items Included: Red read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be Held November 15, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Tribal Council Farewell

Join us in wishing Farewell to outgoing Tribal Council members Zane Oldbear, Drayton Roberts, and Clinton Bear. Ketebi for everything ... read more

Susan Herdman Donation

The Meskwaki Historical Preservation Department received a very generous donation to the Meskwaki Tribal Museum. Photographer and ... read more

Lunch and Learn: Healthy Aging

Meskwaki Health Services – Health Education presents… Lunch and Learn: Healthy Aging on Wednesday, November 1st at ... read more

2023 Meskwaki Veterans Day Powwow

2023 MESKWAKI VETERANS DAY POWWOW Saturday, November 11, 2023 5 p.m. Meal (Details TBD) 7 p.m. Grand Entry at Meskwaki Recreation & read more

Tribal Operations CLOSED for Employee Halloween Party

Tribal Operations will be closed on Friday, October 27th from 11am-3pm for the Employee Halloween Party. The Health Clinic will remain ... read more

Behavioral Health Services Red Ribbon Week Fun Run Rescheduled to November 1, 2023

Behavioral Health Services has decided to reschedule the Red Ribbon Week Fun Run Walk to Wednesday, November 1st and be held in ... read more

MRCC Ribbon Cutting CANCELED

The Ribbon Cutting event has been postponed to a later date. MRCC will still open to the tribal community on Wednesday, October 25, ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to Nov. 1, 2023

The previously scheduled Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held on 10/25/2023 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 1, 2023. read more

Breast Cancer Fun Run

The Meskwaki Health Clinic sponsored the Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday October 18, 2023. 329 ... read more

MRCC Ribbon Cutting on October 25, 2023

The Meskwaki Recreation and Community Center will be opening its doors to the tribal community. Please join us on Wednesday, October 25 read more

Youth Program to Host Halloween Masquerade Powwow on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Meskwaki Youth Development Program will be hosting a Halloween Masquerade Powwow on Saturday, October 28th at the Meskwaki Recreation ... read more

Swearing-in ceremony for new Election Committee members

On Friday, September 13, 2023 JoAnn Youngbear and Lucius Bear were sworn into office as the new Election Committee members.   ... read more

“Grown Folks Night” Fun Event

Meskwaki Community Members 18 & Older you’re invited to… “Grown Folks Night” Friday, October 20th @ Red ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held October 25, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 beginning at 5:00PM. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting (10/05/23) Rescheduled to October 11, 2023

The Tribal Council Meeting that was to be held October 5, 2023 has been rescheduled to be held Wednesday, October 11, 2023 beginning at read more

Tribal Ops CLOSED for Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, October 9, 2023

Tribal Operations including Senior Services, Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be CLOSED Monday, October 9, 2023 in observance of ... read more

REG Movie Night

Red Earth Gardens held their 2nd Annual Movie Night on Saturday, September 30. Thank you to all the departments who helped make this ... read more

Public Works Fall Clean-Up October 23-27, 2023

Meskwaki Public Works 2023 Community Fall Clean-Up – October 23-27,2023 Please sort items in two piles and place near roadside. ... read more

October Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Check out the latest information from the Meskwaki Nation by viewing our October Meskwaki Nation Times publican.  View it here! read more

Tribal Court to Host Meskwaki and Drug Free Event on November 8, 2023

Meskwaki Tribal Court will be hosting a ‘Meskwaki and Drug Free!’ Event on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 5-7PM at the ... read more

Diabetes Program to Host Diabetes Awareness Fun Run/Walk on November 1, 2023

Meskwaki Health Clinic and Diabetes Program will be hosting a Let’s Walk Away Diabetes Fun Run/Walk on Wednesday, November 1st at read more

Youth Program to Host Halloween Masquerade Powwow on October 28, 2023

Meskwaki Youth Development Program will be hosting a Halloween Masquerade Powwow on Saturday, October 28th at the Meskwaki High School ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Update

Update: The Tribal Council Meeting that will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023 will now begin at 6:00PM. Enrolled Tribal Members are read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be Held on October 5, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023 starting at 5:00PM. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Homecoming Live

We will be livestreaming the Meskwaki Settlement School Homecoming coronation and parade here on Facebook on Friday, Sept. 22. ... read more

MSS Homecoming Court

SeniorsTop to Bottom, Left to Right.Row 1: Kimaura Horton, Terrin HernandezRow 2: Sophie Balderas, Nigel LasleyRow 3: Kalayna White, ... read more

Health Clinic to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Run/Walk on October 18, 2023

Meskwaki Health Clinic will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, October 18th at the Health Clinic Garage ... read more

Behavioral Health to Host Red Ribbon Week Fun Run/Walk on October 25, 2023

Meskwaki Behavioral Health Services will be hosting a Red Ribbon Week Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, October 25th at the Meskwaki ... read more

Koko Medo Day

On September 13, 2023 we celebrated our Koko and Medo with a traditional meal, games and fellowship at the Tribal Center gym.   ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to September 20, 2023

Tribal Council Meeting will be rescheduled to next week September 20, 2023 at 5 pm. read more

Youth Fishing Derby

MYDP would like to invite Meskwaki Youth to a fishing trip @ our property in West Bend! This property is very scenic and peaceful. It ... read more

EPA 30 Day Notice

Public Notice: Request for Comments U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 PROPOSED Modification of Synthetic Minor Source ... read more

September Meskwaki Nation Times

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

Buffalo Butchering & Foraging Event

Buffalo Butchering & Foraging Event Sponsored by Meskwaki Food Sovereignty a program of Meskwaki Workforce Development and Meskwaki read more

Tribal Operations CLOSED for Labor Day Holiday

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Seniors Center will be closed Monday, September 4, 2023 in observance of ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held August 30, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 starting at 5:00 P.M. Enrolled Tribal Members are read more

Diabetes Program to Host 30 Miles 30 Days Youth Challenge Beginning September 1, 2023

The Diabetes Program will be having a ‘Back to School Kid Fit Youth Challenge’. This is a 30 Miles 30 Days Youth Challenge, read more

Tribal Center Designated Cooling Center

The Meskwaki Tribal Center Gymnasium is designated as a cooling center, open immediately, for those needing an air-conditioned space to read more

MNR’s Water Quality Standards 2023

Click to view the Meskwaki Natural Resources Water Quality Standards. read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held August 23, 2023

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 beginning at 5:00 pm. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome ... read more

LFPA Food Distribution to be held on August 17 at Red Earth Gardens

LFPA Food Distribution – TOMORROW – August 17th from 1:00-5:30PM at Red Earth Gardens. Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, ... read more

Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting to be held August 22, 2023

The next scheduled Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd from 4:30pm until 5:30pm at the Tribal Center ... read more

Meskwaki Senior Services Aims to Protect and Feed Homebound Seniors

Meskwaki Senior Services Aims to Protect and Feed Homebound Seniors MESKWAKI INDIAN SETTLEMENT, IA – Hunger is a real issue ... read more

Tribal Operations Closures 08/10-08/14

TRIBAL OPERATIONS CLOSURES 08/10 – 08/14 Meskwaki Tribal Operations including the Seniors Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy will read more

Sweet Corn Giveaway

LFPA Grant sponsored Sweet Corn Giveaway on Monday, August 7th beginning at 10AM in the Tribal Center Parking Lot. read more

MYDP JOM School Supply Giveaway August 8-9 at Tribal Center Gym

Meskwaki Youth Development Program JOM School Supply Giveaway NEW Dates, Times & Location Tuesday, August 8, 2023 9AM – 5PM Tribal ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be Held August 16, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Gym Repurposing Survey

With the new Meskwaki Recreation Center preparing to open, pre-planning is underway for the needs of the community regarding the ... read more

August Meskwaki Nation Times

Please check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times. CLICK TO VIEW. read more

Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

Tribal Council Meeting that was scheduled for August 2, 2023 has been canceled. Reschedule date TBD. read more

Free Water Giveaway on August 3, 2023 Canceled

Free Water Giveaway that was to be held on August 3, 2023 has been canceled and will be rescehduled to a later date. Stay tuned for ... read more

Tribal Gym Designated as Cooling Center

The Meskwaki Tribal Center Gymnasium will be designated as a cooling center for those needing an air-conditioned space to deal with the read more

Tribal Operations to Host Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament During Annual Powwow

Tribal Operations Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament Friday, August 11th through Sunday, August 13th Game Times: 8AM-Noon, 5-6:30PM Meskwaki ... read more

3rd Annual Tokanaki Kiskoaki Challenge to be held August 10, 2023

On Thu., August 10, 2023 Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services, Meskwaki Language Preservation and Meskwaki Nation Police Department ... read more

Health Clinic to hold 5k Fun Run Walk during Meskwaki Annual Powwow on Saturday, August 12, 2023

Meskwaki Health Clinic 5k Fun Run Walk during the Meskwaki Annual Powwow on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds ... read more

Rescheduled Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow to be Held July 27, 2023

Join us for the rescheduled Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow this Thursday, July 27th at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds (1600 Battleground Road ... read more

Family Field Day Photos

The Meskwaki Health Clinic and Meskwaki Diabetes Program sponsored the Family Field Day held Thursday, July 20 at the MSS track & ... read more

Free Water Giveaway

Through a community grant, Tribal Operations has secured another round of cases of water to be given away to all Native American ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held August 2, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal members are welcome ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed Thursday, July 27, 2023

Tribal Operations including Senior Services, Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 27, 2023 for RAGBRAI and ... read more

Behavioral Health to host Sobriety Walk Run during Annual Powwow on August 13th

107th Annual Meskwaki Powwow Sobriety Walk Run 2023 hosted by Meskwaki Behavioral Health Services will be held on Sunday, August 13, ... read more

Diabetes to host Cooking Class August 23, 2023

Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be hosting a Cooking Class on Wednesday, August 23rd from 12PM until 1PM at the Tribal Center. More ... read more

Health to host Family Fun Field Day on July 20

FAMILY FUN FIELD DAY TOMORROW – Thurs., July 20, 2023 5PM-8PM MSS Track & Field Presentation with Meal – 5PM Activities read more

LFPA Food Box Distribution on July 20th at Red Earth Gardens

Workforce Development, Red Earth Gardens and Food Sovereignty present… LFPA Food Box Distribution on Thursday, July 20th from 2PM read more

Ragbrai Coming July 27

A reminder that RAGBRAI will be coming to town July 27th. They will be using E-49 as the route from Montour to Tama. Mid-morning to ... read more

July 13th is Meskwaki Nation Day

Happy Meskwaki Nation Day – July 13th! The Meskwaki Nation has always worked hard to preserve its culture and protect its people. read more

Youth Activities Canceled for 7/12

Youth activities scheduled at the powwow grounds for this morning, Wednesday, July 12th, have been canceled due to the weather.  Thank ... read more

Schedule of Events for Proclamation Powwow Days and Meskwaki Nation Day

See full details on the Community Calendar! TUESDAY – JULY 11TH, 2023 PROCLAMATION POWWOW DAY #1 MYDP Tebanakeo Ketaenoemenanaki ... read more

Road Closure during Fireworks on 7/12

For safety reasons due to the fireworks scheduled at the Wednesday evening Proclamation Powwow, the Meskwaki PD will be shutting down ... read more

Tribal Operations Closures July 11-13, 2023

Tribal Operations will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 12 for the Proclamation Day Powwow. Tribal Operations will ... read more

Free Water

EXTENDING GIVEAWAY – Cases of FREE Water are being handed out to Meskwaki community members today until 2 PM behind the casino in read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held July 19, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 beginning at 5:00PM. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Family Services & Wellness to Host Meskwaki Proclamation Day Color Run on July 13

Meskwaki Family Services and Meskwaki Wellness present Meskwaki Proclamation Day Color Run on Thursday, July 13th to be held at the ... read more

Health Clinic Holiday Hours

The Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will close at noon on Tuesday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 12, and will be closed all day ... read more

Fireworks Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Casino’s fireworks that were scheduled for tonight have been postponed to Sunday, July 9th at ... read more

Tribal Operations Early Closure June 29, 2023

Tribal Operations Early Closure Due to the poor Air Quality, Tribal Operations staff will be released at 12:00 p.m. today, June 29, ... read more

Air Quality Advisory for the State of Iowa Through Wednesday

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Iowa. The worst air quality is expected in about the ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Free Water Giveaway to be Held July 10, 2023

Meskwaki Nation Free Water Giveaway – Each household may pick up two (2) cases of FREE water on Monday, July 10, 2023 from 10am ... read more

LFPA Food Box Distribution to be held June 29, 2023

Meskwaki Workforce Development, Red Earth Gardens and Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will be having an LFPA Food Box Distribution on ... read more

Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting

Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting, June 27th from 4:30pm until 5:30pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. We need you! As an integral part of ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held Wed., July 5, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2023 beginning at 5:00 PM. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Health Clinic Hosts Mens Health Awareness Walk/Run on June 28, 2023

Meskwaki Mens Health Awareness Walk/Run – join us for Food, Beverages, Fun and receive a *T-Shirt! Event Details: Date: ... read more

Meskwaki Proclamation Day Contest Powwow July 11-12, 2023

MESKWAKI PROCLAMATION DAY CONTEST POWWOW July 11-12, 2023 Meskwaki Powwow Grounds, Tama, IA GRAND ENTRIES: 1PM & 7PM HEAD STAFF MC: read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held June 21, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. ... read more

Graduation Powwow Photos

The Meskwaki Graduation Powwow was held Saturday, May 27.   Click here to see the photos. read more

Marilyn Spoon Retires

Join us in wishing Marilyn Spoon a “fare thee well” as she retires from Meskwaki Family Services. Cake and refreshments ... read more

Father’s Day Walk/Run

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services sponsored the Father’s Day Fun Run/Walk on Tuesday, June 13th at the MSS track. ... read more

LFPA Food Box Distribution to be held June 15th

LFPA Food Box Distribution will be held on Thursday, June 15th from 2-6pm at Red Earth Gardens. read more

Elder’s Cookout

Join us for the Elder’s Cookout! Friday, June 16 9am – 1pm Meskwaki Powwow Grounds read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held June 14, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal read more

Pharmacist Retires

The Meskwaki Health Clinic held a Retirement party for Pharmacist Patrick Bolte on Monday, June 5th at the Tribal Center. Community ... read more

Graduation Powwow Brochure

If you missed the Graduation Powwow, here’s a look at this year’s Graduates.  CLICK TO VIEW. read more

Health Clinic and Pharmacy Adopt New Summer Hours

HEALTH CLINIC AND PHARMACY ADOPT NEW SUMMER HOURS Beginning June 15, 2023 and continuing through September 28, 2023 the Meskwaki Health read more

Patrick’s Retirement Party

Patrick is retiring after 12 YEARS at the Meskwaki Health Clinic! We invite you to join us in celebration of Patrick and to wich him ... read more

Employee Appreciation Picnic

The 2023 Tribal Operations Employee Appreciation picnic was held Friday, May 26 at Toledo Heights park.   Click here to see the ... read more

Graduation Powwow Livestream

Meskwaki Higher Education Program presents the Class of 2023 Graduation Powwow. Saturday, May 27th, with grand entries at 1pm and 6pm. ... read more

2023 Health Fair

The annual “Spring Into Health” Fair took place on Thursday, May 25th at the Meskwaki Veteran’s Memorial Convention ... read more

Tribal Ops Closed for Holiday

Tribal Operations including the Tribal Center, Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Senior will be closed on Friday, May 26th through Monday, ... read more

MSS 2023 Graduation Ceremony

The Meskwaki Settlement High School class of 2023 held their graduation ceremony on May 20, 2023. Photos taken by Summer Youngbear. ... read more

Mental Health Fun Run

The Meskwaki Health Clinic sponsored the Mental Health Awareness Fun Run on May 23. Participants enjoyed food and door prizes while ... read more

LFPA Grant Community Food Distribution to be held May 25

LFPA Grant Community Food Distribution will be held on Thursday, May 25th from 1:00pm unitl 4:00pm at Red Earth Gardens. *One per ... read more

Survey Regarding Free Bottles of Water Giveaway

The Tribe has the ability to purchase a number of cases of water to give away to the community. Please click on the survey link and ... read more

2023 Wellness Summer Shred begins June 5th

Get ready for the WELLNESS SUMMER SHRED! This will be a 10-Week Challenge beginning June 5 through August 11. You can be in a 2-Person ... read more

Tribal Ops including Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Seniors will be CLOSED May 26-May 29

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Seniors Center will be CLOSED all day on Friday May 26th for the Annual ... read more

Enrollment Office Notice

Enrollment Office Notice: The Enrollment Office ID printer is currently out of order. This notice is to inform the community of this ... read more

Workforce Development: Hosting Summer Youth Internship Program Open Interviews May 22-23

Meskwaki Workforce Development is hosting Open Interviews on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd from 4-7PM at the Workforce ... read more

Public Works: Hydrant Flushing Week June 5-9

Meskwaki Public Works will be flushing hydrants throughout the Meskwaki Settlement beginning June 5th through June 9th. Hydrant ... read more

Youth: Father/Daughter Dance, Games & Costume Contest

Meskwaki Youth Development Program presents… Father/Daughter Dance, Games & Costume Contest on Friday, June 9th from 6-9PM at read more

MNCSS: Father’s Day Walk-Run

SAVE THE DATE: June 13! Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services is hosting a Father’s Day Walk/Run on Tuesday, June 13th at the ... read more

Meskwaki Settlement School High School Graduation 2023

Join us for Meskwaki Settlement School’s Senior High Graduation 2023.  Beginning at 2 PM on Saturday, May 20th, 2023. Can’t join us in ... read more

Mental Health Awareness Fun Run/Walk RESCHEDULED to May 23

The Mental Health Awareness Fun Run that was to be held May 17th has been RESCHEDULED to be held on Tue., May 23rd. read more

Tribal Operations CLOSED Fri., May 26 and Mon., May 29

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Seniors Center will be CLOSED all day on Friday May 26th for the Annual ... read more

MYP Holds Super Hero Dance

Meskwaki Youth Program sponsored a Mother Son Dance with a Super Hero theme on Friday, May 13, 2023. Participants ate pizza and cake ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held May 24th

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 beginnign at 5:00 p.m. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and ... read more

Meskwaki-UNI Summer Camp Online Application Now Live

The online application for this summer’s Meskwaki-University of Northern Iowa Summer Camp is now live! This FREE camp is for those who ... read more

Worforce to host Community Food Distribution May 11th

Meskwaki Nation Workforce Development, Red Earth Gardens, and Meskwaki Food Sovereignty are having a Community Food Distribution ... read more

FREE Legal Clinic May 25th

FREE Legal Clinic to be held on May 25th from 1:30pm unitl 4:00pm at the Meskwaki Justice Center located at 307 Meskwaki Road, Tama, ... read more

Princess Calendars

The Meskwaki Media department has been asked to create a calendar featuring Meskwaki Annual Powwow Princesses throughout the years. We ... read more

MMIW Walk

On Friday, May 5th RISE, Meskwaki Family Services, and Meskwaki Natural Resources sponsored the MMIW Awareness Walk. Participants ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed on May 29 for Memorial Day

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Seniors Center will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of the ... read more

Meskwaki Seniors to host Memorial Day Breakfast on May 29 for Veterans, Active Service Members & Their Families

Memorial Day Breakfast on Monday, May 29, 2023 at the Meskwaki Seniors Center. Breakfast at Senior Center is open to Veterans, Active ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held May 10, 2023

The rescheduled Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

Tribal Court to hold Meskwaki Expungement & Driver’s License Reinstatement Clinic on June 29, 2023

Meskwaki Tribal Court to hold Meskwaki Expungement and Driver’s License Reinstatement Clinic on Thursday, June 29, 2023 from ... read more

Graduation Powwow

The Class of 2023 Graduation Powwow will be Saturday, May 27 with two Grand Entries at 1pm and 6pm at the Powwow grounds, weather ... read more

Health Clinic to Host Mental Health Awareness Fun Run on May 17

💚 Be Kind To Your Mind 💚 Mental Health Awareness Fun Run MAY 17, 2023 5PM Registration 5:30PM Start Route: Clinic to tunnel walking ... read more

MYDP Mother/Son Dance will now be held at Tribal Center

New Location – Tribal Center The Mother/Son Dance, Pizzay Party and Costume Contest will now be held at the TRIBAL CENTER on ... read more

Youth Program: 3v3 Basketball Tournament POSTPONED

Meskwaki Youth Program has POSTPONED the MYDP 3v3 Basketball Tournament that was scheduled to be held May 5th. Stay tuned, more ... read more

May 2023 MNT

Click here to view the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times!     read more

MSS Fine Arts Night

The Meskwaki Settlement School held their Fine Arts Night Wednesday, April 26th. Students’ art was on display in the commons and ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Educational Summer Activities

****Edit Original Post-Removed Fee Structure removed/Flyer edited and Apology added. Summer Activities Signups are now available today, read more

Youth Program: Mother/Son Superhero, Villians and Sidekick Dance

**Attention all SUPERHEROES, VILLIANS AND SIDEKICKS!** MYDP will be hosting a MOTHER/SON dance, pizza party & costume contest! So, ... read more

Turkey River Celebration

Turkey River Archaeo Blitz & Celebration of Native American Culture. Hosted by the Elgin Historical Society & Iowa Office of ... read more

Turkey River – Celebration of Native American Culture Livestream

Livesteaming here – Saturday at 2 PM – March 22!   read more

Health Clinic to Host Meskwaki 4 Miler “May the 4th be with you’

MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU Fun Run/ Walk Thursday, May 4th 5PM Registration 5:30PM Start *Food, T-shirts & door prizes. **Dress as ... read more

RISE MMIW Walk Event to be held May 5, 2023

RISE, Family Services, and MNR invite you to join them for their MMIW Walk Event on Friday, May 5th from 4-7PM at South Farm (1826 ... read more

MNCSS to host Mother’s Day 5k Fun Run/Walk on May 9th

MNCSS would like you to join them for their Mother’s Day 5k Fun Run/Walk that will be held on Tuesday, May 9th! Registration at ... read more

MNCSS Closed Today (04/20) 1-4PM

MNCSS will be closed today (April 20th) from 1-4PM for staff development. We do have a drop box (look for our heart logo) at our ... read more

MYDP Youth Logo Contest

MESKWAKI COMMUNITY, Meskwaki Youth Development Program NEEDS YOUR HELP With all the recent growth and development of the department we ... read more

MYDP COED 3v3 Basketball Tournament

MYDP COED 3v3 Basketball Tournament Date: May 5th, 2023 Time: Games will start at 5pm Location: Meskwaki Tribal center indoor court ... read more

2023 Graduate Parent Committee Meeting to be held April 26, 2023

The next Grad Parent Planning Committee meeting is Wednesday 26th, 2023 at 7:00 PM, MBCH Veteran’s Convention Center. *This will ... read more

Health Fair Rescheduled to May 25, 2023

Health Fair RESCHEDULED to be held on Thursday, May 25th! Meskwaki Diabetes Program and Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic presents… ... read more

Health: Beginners Yoga Class Moved to April 25th

Update: Beginners Yoga Class will now be held on Tues., April 25th! Beginners Yoga Class will be held on Tuesday, April 25th with class read more

RISE: SAAM & CAP Event POSTPONED

Due to a death in the community and out of respect of the family we have decided to postpone the SAAM & CAP Community Event that ... read more

Spring Sale

The 2023 Sett Spring Sale was held Saturday, April 8 at the Tribal Center gym.   Click here to see the photos from this event. read more

MSS Prom 2023

The Meskwaki Settlement School celebrated their 2023 Prom on Saturday, April 8 at the Meskwaki Casino Convention Center.   Click ... read more

Beginners Yoga Class to be held April 20, 2023

Beginners Yoga Class will be held on Thursday, April 20th with class starting at 4:30PM in the Tribal Center Gym. Who: SettFit ... read more

Health Clinic’s Patient Portal Changing

The Meskwaki Health Clinic’s Patient Portal will be changing soon. It is expected to happen next week, April 17-21, 2023. If you ... read more

Prescribed Burning Today

Meskwaki Natural Resources and the BIA will be performing prescribed burning today 11:15am through sunset, north of highway 30. read more

MNR Meat Distribution to be held April 13th

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Meat Distribution on Thursday, April 13th at 10AM and 5PM (until gone) in the Tribal Center read more

RISE: SAAM & CAP Community Event

April Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month. We hope you can join us for a Community Event on ... read more

Youth Program Seeks Input

The Meskwaki Youth Program seeks your input by filling out this 5 minute survey about its programming and the participants they serve. ... read more

MSS Spring Play

The Meskwaki Warriors Theater put on a production of “Math” by Dan Zolidis on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at the read more

Food Sovereignty: Seed & Transplant Giveaway to be held May 18-19

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will be holding their Seed & Transplant Giveaway May 18th and 19th from 10am until 5pm at the Red Earth ... read more

Workforce Developemnt Is Now Accepting Applications for PTEC 2023

Are you looking for employment this spring and summer? Promoting Tribal Economies & Community (PTEC) may be just what you’re ... read more

Prescribed Burn Season: Contact MNR to be added to the Burn List

Prescribed Wildland Fire season is fast approaching, please contact Meskwaki Natural Resources dept. if you have a garden or other are ... read more

MNCSS Sets New Date for Sweetheart Dance – April 14th!

Sweetheart Dance Friday, April 14th 6-8pm Tribal Center Gym *Light refreshments will be served Featuring DJ_Ten41 > Dress to ... read more

Lucky 7K

On Wednesday, March 29 Meskwaki Wellness hosted the Lucky 7K fun run. Participants were encouraged to dress as a leprechaun or wear ... read more

MNCSS: Sweetheart Dance Postponed, Date TBD

ATTENTION: MNCSS Sweetheart Dance POSTPONED. Due to the weather forecasted on Friday afternoon into the evening, we are going to err on read more

Colorectal Cancer Awareness 5K

On Friday, March 24, 2023 the Meskwaki Health Clinic hosted the Colorectal Cancer Awareness Walk/Run. 119 participants enjoyed ... read more

Public Works Spring Clean-Up to be held May 1-5

From the Meskwaki Public Works Department, Community Spring Clean-Up to be held May 1st through May 5th. Please sort items in two piles read more

Family Services to Host Meskwaki Healing Stories Display

Meskwaki Family Services would like to give Community Members the opportunity to share their “healing stories” in the form ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Logo Apparel Orders – Spring 2023

Meskwaki Nation Logo Apparel Order Form – Spring 2023 Order forms and payment can be submittd to the HR Office at the Tribal ... read more

MNCSS Hosts Mother’s and Father’s Day Art & Design Contest

Calling ALL Artists –  We Want To See Your Work! Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services would like to give Meskwaki Community ... read more

Group Workout Sessions to be held April 4th & 6th at Tribal Center

Join us for a high intensity, no weights group workout! This event is open to the Meskwaki Community (high school age and up) and ... read more

Sett Spring Sale at Tribal Center on April 8th

2023 SETT SPRING SALE Saturday, April 8th 10am-4pm (doors open at 9am for vendors) Tribal Center Gym Contact Mary E. YoungBear at (641) read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic to host Sprint into Spring 5k and Easter Egg Hunt on April 1, 2023

SAVE THE DATE – April 1st – Meskwaki Health Clinic Sprint into Spring 5k & Easter Egg Hunt! There will be FOOD, DOOR ... read more

MNR Meat Distribution to be held March 28th

MNR is having a Meat Distribution on Tuesday, March 28th from 10am until 10:30am and later from 4:30pm until 5pm in the Tribal Center ... read more

MSS Spring Break

The Meskwaki Youth Development Program scheduled a week full of educational activities for Spring Break at MSS!   Click here to ... read more

Lucky 7k New Date – March 29th

Due to the predicted weather the Lucky 7k has been moved to be held on Wednesday, March 29th at the Health Clinic. 5pm registration, ... read more

Health Clinic to host Colorectal Cancer Awareness Walk-Run on Fri., March 24th

Join Meskwaki Health Clinic for their Colorectal Cancer Awareness Walk Run on Friday, March 24, 2023 at the Health Clinic! Registration read more

Meskwaki RAGBRAI Meeting to be held March 13th

Meskwaki RAGBRAI Meeting There will be a RAGBRAI meeting on Monday, March 13th beginning at 5pm at the Clinic for those that are ... read more

SettFit Half-Way There Event to be held Tues., March 14th

Attention SettFit Participants – Join us for the Half-Way There Event that will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from 5:30pm ... read more

Sap Harvest

Team members from Meskwaki Workforce Development spent their day teaching MSS students the art of tree tapping to harvest sap.   ... read more

Language & Culture Night

The Meskwaki Settlement School observed Language & Culture Night on Thursday, March 2. A traditional meal was served followed by ... read more

Andre Roberts Sworn in to Tribal Council

The swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected Tribal Council member Andre Roberts, elected during the Special Election held on February 8, read more

MNCSS to host Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting on March 28th at Tribal Center Snack Bar

We need you! As an integral part of the community we need your knowledge, traditions, experience to help families come togehter for the read more

MNCSS Sets Date for Sweetheart Dance – Fri., March 31st

MNCSS Sweetheart Dance date has been set – Friday, March 31st! We are so excited to invite you to join us for our Sweetheart ... read more

PTEC Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for 4 positions placed within Meskwaki Food Sovereignty and Red Earth Gardens for growing and ... read more

Public Notice – Proposed Wastewater and Public Water Treatment Facilities

Public Notice and Comment Period U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 1) Proposed Wastewater (NPDES) Permit No. IA0073750 2) ... read more

March MNT Now Available

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available now.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW. You can see past editions by visiting our read more

SettFit Weigh In

For those participating, it’s the SettFit Challenge weigh-in time! If you haven’t weighed in yet, please do so TODAY at ... read more

MNR to host Meat Distribution on March 7, 2023

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be holding a Meat Distribution on Tuesday, March 7th in the morning from 10-11am and later from 4-5PM ... read more

Lucky 7K

Lucky 7K – Thursday, March 16 at the Health Clinic. 5pm registration, 5:30 start. Dress as a leprechaun for a chance to win door ... read more

Free Legal Clinic

Iowa Legal Aid is hosting a FREE legal clinic tomorrow (Friday – 1/27) at Meskwaki Tribal Court from 1:30 to 4 PM. They still ... read more

Two Hour Delay for Thursday

Due to the weather, Tribal Operations will be on a two hour delay for Thurs, February 23rd.  Thanks. read more

Tribal Operations Closed Today (2/22)

Due to the ice warning, Tribal Ops including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Senior Center and AARP Tax Service will be closed today, ... read more

Swearing-In Ceremony Postponed Until March 1, 2023

The Swearing-In Ceremony for newly elected Tribal Council Member Andre Roberts has been postponed until Wednesday, March 1, 2023. read more

Sweetheart Dance Postponed

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services Sweetheart Dance that was to be held on February 24, 2023 has been postponed to a later date. ... read more

MNCSS to host Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting on Feb. 28th

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services will be having a Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting on February 28th from 4:30pm until 5:30pm at the read more

Now closed

Due to ongoing weather issues and deteriorating roadways, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Senior Center ... read more

Weather Delay

Due to the impending weather, Tribal Ops including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Senior Center will be on a two hour delay today, ... read more

30 Day Public Review/Comment Period re: Title 17 Article VII Amendment

NOTICE TO PUBLIC At its regular meeting convened on February 8, 2023 the Tribal Council approved the repeal of Title 3. Business and ... read more

Four Meskwaki Artists Work Featured in Des Moines Art Center Exhibition

75 Years of Iowa Art Exhibition (opening TONIGHT, Feb. 10th) at the Des Moines Art Center features work from four (4) Meskwaki artists! read more

2 Hour Delay

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Senior Center will be on a two hour delay for Thursday, February 9th. read more

MNCSS to host a Sweetheart Dance on February 24th

We are so excited to invite you to join us for our Sweetheart Dance! Sweetheart Dance Friday, February 24th 6-8pm Tribal Center Gym ... read more

Senior Services partners with Alzheimer’s Association to bring Educational Program to Senior Center

Meskwaki Senior Services has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to bring two educational program presentations to the ... read more

2-hour Delay Fri., February 3, 2023

There will be a 2-hour delay Friday morning (Feb. 3rd) for Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Senior Services ... read more

Recreation Center Set to Open

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February Meskwaki Nation Times Available Now

Check out this month’s edition available here! read more

Workforce Development to hold LFPA Community Food Giveaway on February 2, 2023

Workforce Development, Red Earth Gardens and Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will be having an LFPA Grant sponsored Community Food Giveaway ... read more

Senior Services to host a Cargiving Sign-Up Night on February 17, 2023

Meskwaki Senior Services is having a Caregiving Sign-Up Night on Friday, February 17, 2023 from 5:30pm until 6:30pm at the Tribal ... read more

In-Person SettFit Q&A Session to be held Feb. 1st

Jason, Sidney, Christina and Dana will be having an in-person SettFit Q&A tomorrow, Feb. 1st, from 5:30pm until 6:30pm at the ... read more

LFPA Focus Group Meeting

LFPA Focus Group Meeting, Tuesday, February 7th, 1-3pm in the MBCH Convention Center Breakout rooms. All native produce growers who ... read more

Save the Date: April 20, 2023 Spring Into Health Fair

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be having their annual Health Fair on Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 10:00am until 2:00pm at the MBCH ... read more

Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting (01/24/23) Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Meskwaki Elders Circle Meeting has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date TBD. read more

SettFit Q&A that was to be held Jan. 23 Canceled

The SettFit Q&A that was scheduled for today (Jan. 23rd) is postponed until next week. More details to come and will be announced ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to Feb. 1, 2023

The Tribal Council meeting that was set for Wednesday, January 25, 2023, is now rescheduled to be held February 1, 2023. read more

Higher Education to host 2023 Grad Parent Planning Committee Meeting on Feb. 1

Higher Education will have a 2023 Graduates Parent Planning Committee Meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 beginning at 7:00pm in a ... read more

Snow Delay

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be on a 2-hour delay this morning, Thursday, January 19th. Thank you. read more

MNCSS to Host a Sweetheart Dance

MNCSS is hosting a SWEETHEART DANCE at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym. Date & Time: TBA Light refreshments will be served – ... read more

Diabetes Program to host a February 60 Mile Walking Challenge

Did you know February is Heart Health month? Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? You can take an active role in reducing your ... read more

MSS vs STC Basketball

On January 16 the Meskwaki Warriors took on the South Tama Trojans at the MSS gym.   Click here to see the photos from this event. read more

Workforce Development to hold LFPA Focus Group Meeting

LFPA Focus Group meeting to be held on Wednesday, January 25th from 1-3pm in the MBCH Convention Center breakout room. All native ... read more

MYDP: Spring 2023 Sign-ups Now Open

Spring 2023 Sign-ups are now open for Baseball, Softball and Lacrosse, you can call Meskwaki Youth Development Program at 641-484-5369 ... read more

Meskwaki 10-Week SettFit Challenge

Meskwaki 10-Week Dual SettFit Challenge is set to begin February 13th through April 21st. Weigh-ins will be held Feb. 6-10 at the ... read more

Community Service

New options for those needing to complete community service.  See attached! read more

SettFitChallenge Q&A

The SettFit Committee will be having a SettFit Q&A prior to the start of SettFit for anyone that is thinking about joining. The ... read more

MSS Academic Awards

The Meskwaki Settlement School held their Mid-Year Academic Assembly this morning to recognize students who have been working hard this read more

Meskwaki NYE Sobriety Powwow to be held Saturday, February 4, 2023

The Meskwaki New Years Eve Sobriety Powwow rescheduled date has been announced: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2023 at the Meskwaki Settlement ... read more

Senior Services: Elders Committee Meeting

Meskwaki Senior Services is hosting an Elders Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 1:00 PM at the Seniors Center. read more

Diabetes Program brings Painting with Messy Missy to Seniors

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program is bringing Painting with Messy Missy to the Meskwaki Seniors on Monday, January 30, 2023 beginning at ... read more

Video From the Stanley Center Featuring Leah Slick-Driscoll

Watch this video about the Meskwaki removal from Muscatine and subsequent return to Iowa.  Great job, Leah Slick-Driscoll for the ... read more

Diabetes Program: Walking for your Health

Meskwaki Diabetes Program is hosting a 2023 Walking for your Health Let’s start the new year being healthy! 30 minutes of ... read more

SettFit Challenge 2023 to begin in February!

SettFitt Challenge weigh-ins will be Monday, February 6th through Friday, February 10th. The Challenge begins Monday, February 13th ... read more

Meskwaki Tribal Court and Iowa Legal Aid Present a FREE Legal Clinic

Meskwaki Tribal Court and Iowa Legal Aid have partnered together to bring you a FREE Legal Clinic on Friday, January 27, 2023 from ... read more

Tribal Ops Employee Christmas Party

The 2022 Meskwaki Tribal Operations Employee Christmas party was held on December 21 at the tribal center.   Click here to see the read more

January Meskwaki Nation Times

Happy New Year! Check out the January edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available now! CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

Attention Medicare Reimbursement Recipients: Social Security 2023 Benefit Letter

Attention Medicare Reimbursement Recipients: Those who receive Medicare reimbursements need to bring the Social Security 2023 Benefit ... read more

Tribal Operations CLOSED January 2, 2023

Meskwaki Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Seniors Center will be CLOSED Monday, January 2, 2023 for the New ... read more

Meskwaki New Years Eve Sobriety Powwow

MESKWAKI NEW YEARS EVE SOBRIETY POWWOW December 31, 2022 at Meskwaki Settlement School (1610 305th St., Tama, IA 52339) Grand Entry: ... read more

Diabetes Program Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk Rescheduled to Dec. 29

Diabetes Program is hosting an Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk on Thursday, December 29th at the Tribal Center. Registration at 5pm. Walk ... read more

Diabetes Program: Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk POSTPONED

Due to the expected imclement weather, Diabetes Program has decided to postpone the Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk. It is expected to be ... read more

Tribal Operations Holiday Party Moved to Wed., Dec. 21st

UPDATE: Due to the expected impending winter weather, the Tribal Operations Employee Holiday Party has been moved to Wednesday, ... read more

Holiday Decorating Contest Winner

Meskwaki Tribal Operations held a Holiday Office Decorating contest. The winner is the Meskwaki Human Resources department with 82 ... read more

Diabetes Program: Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk moved to Wed., December 21, 2022

UPDATE: Due to the expected winter weather on Thursday, the Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk has been moved to Wednesday, December 21, 2022. ... read more

MNR Buffalo Distribution to be held Tues., December 20, 2022

Meskwaki Natural Resources (MNR) is having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at the Tribal Center from 10:00 ... read more

Housing Dept. Closed for Inservice

The Meskwaki Housing Department will be closed on Monday December 19, 2022 for staff in-service. Housing emergencies can be directed to read more

Holiday Craft Fair

Holiday Vendor & Craft Fair happening NOW at the Tribal Center until 6pm tonight and tomorrow 9am-3pm.   Click here to see ... read more

MSS Winter Extravaganza

On December 14 the Meskwaki Settlement School held their Winter Extravaganza music concert in the high school gym. Kindergarten through read more

Upcoming Tribal Operations Holiday Closures

Tribal Operations Upcoming Holiday Closures: CLOSED Thursday, December 22 Friday, December 23 – – – Monday, December ... read more

Tribal Council meeting to be held January 11, 2023

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

Holiday Painting

The Meskwaki Diabetes Program hosted a Holiday Painting with Messy Missy session today in the tribal center snack bar. Everyone’s read more

Youth Program: Winter Break Student Volunteers Needed

The Meskwaki Youth Development Program is looking for three (3) High School/College Students to volunteer for our Winter Break ... read more

Cultural Discussions

Cultural Discussions held at the Meskwaki Senior Center. Meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and Discussions begin at 6:00 p.m. December ... read more

Diabetes Program: JVN Day

Diabetes JVN Day, December 20th. Schedule to have your Joslin Vision Network (JVN) done this day. JVN is an innovative retinal imaging ... read more

Diabetes Program: Cooking with Jennifer – Using an Instant Pot

Meskwaki Diabetes Program: Cooking with Jennifer on December 7th at 12PM/Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen. Learn to cook using an ... read more

Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair Dec. 9-10

Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair will be held at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym on Friday, Dec. 9th from 9AM-6PM and on Saturday, Dec. ... read more

MYDP: Photos with the Grinch

Meskwaki Youth Program will be hosting an event where you can get your photo taken with the Grinch on Tuesday, December 20th from 4-8PM read more

Meskwaki New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow

SAVE THE DATE MY Leadership Council presents… Meskwaki New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow Bring in the new year with us on December 31, ... read more

IT: Affordable Connectivity Program

The Federal Government has a program that people can apply for that can subsidize or in some cases pay for internet services. People ... read more

MBCH Owner Appreciation Dinner

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will be having their Owner Appreciation Dinner in the Meskwaki Convention Center on Thursday, January 12, ... read more

December Edition Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Click here to be forwarded to the December Edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times! read more

Meskwaki Economic Ecosystem and Leakage Analysis with Michael Shuman, Economist

We hope you can join us on Monday, December 5th at 5:00 p.m. in the Outagami Room at the MBCH. *Light snacks provided. Michael Shuman, ... read more

Diabetes Program to host Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk on Dec. 22nd

Join Meskwaki Diabetes Program for their Ugly Sweater Holiday Walk on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at the Tribal Center. Registration at read more

Housing Committee (2) Vacancies

Housing Committee (2) Vacancies Need to fill 2 vacancies. If you are interested in serving on the Housing Committee, please submit your read more

Diabetes Program: Holiday Painting with Messy Missy

Meskwaki Diabetes Program invites you to Holiday Painting with Messy Missy on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at the Tribal Center Snack ... read more

Tribal Operations Holiday Closures

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Seniors Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24th for the ... read more

Higher Education: ‘Fill out the FAFSA Night’

What: Rescheduled Meskwaki Higher Education Program ‘Fill out the FAFSA Night’ When: Wednesday, December 7th, 4:00-6:00 Where: Meskwaki read more

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled ... read more

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution

MNR Buffalo Meat Distribution will be held on Tuesday November, 22, 2022 at 10AM-12PM and 4PM-5:30PM (or unless meat runs out). Cuts ... read more

Employee Harvest Meal

Meskwaki Tribal Operations Employees celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a Harvest Meal at the Tribal Center today. Prizes ... read more

Diabetes Program Social Event

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month and Native American Heritage Month the Meskwaki Diabets PRogram will be hosting a Social Event on ... read more

MY Leadership Council & MYP Thanksgiving Family Adoptions

MY Leadership Council is adopting 20 families this Thanksgiving season. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, November 16, 2022 to sign read more

2022 Veterans Day Powwow CANCELED

Due to the passing of a Meskwaki community member, and out of respect for the family, MYDP along with the Community Veteran Members of ... read more

Senior Services Cultural Discussions Survey

Senior Services is planning to host cultural discussions over the winter months and seeks input as to which topics are discussed. ... read more

Neno Day at MSS

The Meskwaki Settlement School observed Neno Day on Friday, November 4, 2022. Students and staff took part in activities including bone read more

Workforce Development Ecosystem Surveys

Meskwaki Nation Workforce Development is finalizing grant objectives and needs to complete two surveys.  Together, the surveys should ... read more

MNPD Youth Deer Hunt

Meskwaki Nation Police Department Youth Deer Hunt, December 3-4, 2022. MNPD is inviting four Meskwaki Youth (ages 10-16) to go on a ... read more

Diabetes Awareness 5K

Yesterday evening the Meskwaki Diabetes Program hosted a 5K walk/run in support of Diabetes Awareness. Participants received food, ... read more

Tribal Ops Employee Harvest Meal

Tribal Operations Employee Harvest Meal will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 11:00AM until 1:00PM at the MBCH Convention ... read more

2022 Veterans Day Powwow

MY Leadership Council and MSS Tru Council presents: 2022 Veterans Day Powwow on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the Meskwaki High School read more

Meskwaki Nation 2022 Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest

Meskwaki Nation 2022 Veterans Powwow Princess & Brave Contest Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 4:00PM Application and Picture ... read more

November Meskwaki Nation Times Now Available

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times filled with information and fun going on in and around the Meskwaki Nation! CLICK ... read more

Holiday Expo Vendor Applications

The Meskwaki Holiday Expo has been announced and is seeking Vendors! See Below: read more

Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election

In accordance with Title. 8 Article IV Chapter 4A of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa the Election Committee of the ... read more

Virtual Invitation to the Formal Investiture Ceremony of the Honorable Sarah I. Wheelock

Please join us for the Investiture Ceremony of The Honorable Sarah I. Wheelock  Friday, October 28, 2022, at 3:00 in the afternoon ... read more

Seeking Meskwaki Mentors for MNPD Youth Deer Hunt

Meskwaki Nation Police Department is looking for Meskwaki Mentors to teach and guide Meskwaki youth on a deer hunt! MNPD Firearms ... read more

MSS Homecoming Parade

The Meskwaki Settlement School held their Spirit Week Homecoming Parade today, October 25, 2022.   Click here to see the photos ... read more

MSS Pep Rally

On Monday, October 24 the Meskwaki Settlement School held a pep rally to celebrate Homecoming Spirit Week.   Click here to see the read more

Housing Roof Inspections

Housing Roof Inspections: Attention Meskwaki Settlement Residents – Housing and Henkle will be visiting different home sites that read more

Higher Education: Applications for Federal Student Loan Debt Relief Now Available

Applications for federal student loan debt relief are now available.  It is a very simple, quick application that must be submitted by ... read more

Meskwaki Senior Services Seeking Snow Removal Bids

Meskwaki Senior Services is seeking bids from interested parties to provide snow removal services. The successful contractor shall ... read more

Turkey River Presentation by Meskwaki Historical Preservation

Join Johnathan and Suzanne Buffalo, Meskwaki Nation, and Bill Quackenbush, Ho-Chunk Nation, via LIVESTREAM, on Saturday, October 22nd, ... read more

MNPD to host ResponderStrong Mental Health Curriculum Train the Trainer Workshop

Emergency Response work has always presented unique mental, emotional and physical challenges. Over the past few years, stress levels ... read more

MHC Moves Thyroid Cancer Awareness Fun Run to Oct. 24th

With MSS Homecoming festivities happening the week of October 17-21, Meskwaki Health Clinic has moved the Thyroid Cancer Awareness Fun ... read more

MNR Photo Contest

The top 12 photos will be published in the 2023 MNR calendar. See flyer for details. read more

Photos from the 106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow

Click HERE to view the photos from this 4 day event. read more

Meskwaki Settlement Trick or Treat Night to be held Sunday, October 30, 2022

Meskwaki Settlement Trick or Treat Night will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2022 beginning at 5:00PM and ending at 8:00PM. read more

Travel Plaza Trunk or Treat Halloween Party

Meskwaki Travel Plaza will be hosting a Trunk or Treat Halloween Party on Thursday, October 27th from 5-7PM in the Travel Plaza Parking read more

Higher Ed 2023 Graduate Parent Committee Meeting

Meskwaki Higher Education will be having a 2023 Graduate Parent Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00PM in the MBCH ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed Oct. 10, 2022 for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Tribal Operations, including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Seniors Center will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022 in honor ... read more

Photos from Movie Night at Red Earth Gardens

On Friday, September 30 Red Earth Gardens hosted a movie night for the Meskwaki community. Numerous tribal entities provided games and ... read more

Iowa Legal Aid: We may be able to help if the Derecho is still impacting your life

Is the Derecho still impacting your life? Iowa Legal Aid may be able to help. Call the Derecho Hotline: 1-877-469-2259 ... read more

Health Clinic Opening at 12pm October 3rd and 5th

On Monday, October 3rd and Wednesday, October 5th the Health Clinic will open at 12pm due to parking lot construction. The Health ... read more

UPDATED:MNR Deer and Buffalo Meat Distribution – September 30th

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Deer and Buffalo Meat Distribution on Friday, September 30th at the Tribal Center Parking ... read more

Meskwaki Wellness to host Fall into Fitness Challenge

Meskwaki Wellness Center will be having a ‘Fall into Fitness’ Challenge starting October 4th through October 27th. You can ... read more

HR Offering Opportunity to order Logo Apparel

Human Resources is giving you the opportunity to order Logo Apparel with the Tribal Logo! You can print the order from using the link ... read more

Koko & Medo Celebration photos

2022 Koko & Medo Celebration On September 13, we celebrated our Kokos and Medos with a traditional meal, games and prizes. Click ... read more

Salsa Making Class Announced by Meskwaki Food Sovereignty

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty 2022 Summer and Fall Workshop, Salsa Making/Canning on Wednesday, September 28th, from 5-9PM at the Tribal ... read more

Meskwaki Wellness to host 7k Wellness Run

Join Meskwaki Wellness for their first ever 7k Wellness Run next Monday, September 19th at the Health Clinic. Registration begins at ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic Patient Privacy Policy

To Whom It May Concern: The Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic takes patient privacy and confidentiality very seriously and understands the ... read more

Now Hiring Two (2) Temporary Administrative Assistants

We are now hiring 2 Temporary Administrative Assistants, please see the full job description below. If you are interested, contact the ... read more

Public Works Hydrant Flushing Sept. 26-30,2022

Public Works will begin Hydrant Flushing September 26, 2022 until September 30, 2022. Hydrant flushing is done twice a year to enhance ... read more

2022 Public Works Community Fall Clean-Up

From the Meskwaki Public Works Department COMMUNITY FALL CLEAN-UP October 3-7, 2022 Please sort items in two piles and place near ... read more

September Meskwaki Nation Times

Check out this month’s Meskwaki Nation Times to see information about events, photos and more!  Click here to view. read more

Donica Wanatee sworn into Tribal Council

The swearing-in ceremony for new elected Tribal Council member Donica Wanatee, elected during the Special Election held on August 25, ... read more

MSS Flag Raising 2022

The Flag Raising Ceremony for the Meskwaki Settlement School 2022-2023 school year was held this morning on the north side of the MSS ... read more

Corn Harvest 2022

Yesterday members of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty harvested corn from the Elder’s garden. This morning they shucked and boiled the ... read more

Water/Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week

If you see Kane Youngbear, Roger Eberhart or Mythias Keahna be sure to thank them for all they do for the Meskwaki community! ... read more

REG Community Food Giveaway

Red Earth Gardens has a LFPA Grant sponsored Community Food Giveaway starting today, August 22, 2022 until gone. Open to ALL Meskwaki ... read more

Breastfeeding Awareness Run Run

On August 17, 2022 Meskwaki Maternal Child Health hosted a Breastfeeding Awareness event. Members of the community participated in a 5K read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held August 24, 2022

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members read more

Livestreaming 106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow

The powwow is livestreaming from our website at www.meskwaki.org (click the red button on the home page right under “Apply for Jobs”) ... read more

Thank You

“I would like to thank all of the donors that helped with money or goods. These are not in any particular order: Meskwaki ... read more

The Wall That Heals Photos

Click here to see all the photos from the daily events at The Wall That Heals. read more

Escorting The Wall That Heals

On August 2, 2022 more than 90 motorcyclists took part in escorting The Wall That Heals from the Iowa Veterans Home to the Meskwaki ... read more

ATTENTION ANNUAL POWWOW FOOD VENDORS

ALL persons handling food are REQUIRED to attend an on-line Food Safety Classes before opening. Classes are: Wednesday August 10, 2022 ... read more

DOT UNVEILS MESKWAKI DUAL LANGUAGE SIGNS ON HIGHWAY 30

Two signs reading “Meskwakiinaki” honoring Iowa’s only federally recognized Indian Tribe were unveiled by the Iowa Department of ... read more

Plant Identification with Linda Black Elk

On July 22, 2022 Indigenous Ethnobotanist Linda Black Elk shared her knowledge of plant identification and their many health benefits ... read more

Warrior Farm to School Project

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 The Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa was awarded approximately $100,000 through a competitive USDA read more

Escort Route of the Wall That Heals

August 2, 2022 Come out and line up along the road and welcome the escort to Meskwaki Settlement that will include over 200 motorcycles read more

Catfish Tournament Photos

The Meskwaki Nation Police Department hosted the 2022 Heavyweight Catfishing Tournament and Family Fun Event Sunday July 17th. ... read more

2022 Proclamation Day and Powwow

The Meskwaki people are of Algonquian origin from the Eastern Woodland culture areas, historically located in the St. Lawrence River ... read more

Unveiling of Iowa’s First Dual-Language Highway Sign

The unveiling of Iowa’s first dual-language road sign honoring the Meskwaki heritage! Thanks to the many partners who worked to ... read more

Back to School Supplies Signups Now Available

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

Proclamation Day 2022 5K

There was a great turn out for the 2022 Proclamation Day 5K! Click here to see the photos! read more

Volunteers Needed for “Wall That Heals”

Volunteers are needed to help set up and greet at the “Wall That Heals.”  Find out more here:  ... read more

Meskwaki Dubz Basketball Camp with Bronson Koenig

Meskwaki Dubz Basketball Camp, August 6-7, 2022 with guest instructor Bronson Koenig at Meskwaki Settlement School Gym. This basketball read more

Fireworks Tonight after Powwow

Happy Meskwaki Nation Day! As powwow continues with grand entry at 7 PM tonight (Weds.), MNPD will be shutting down access to ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed July 13 and Late Start July 14

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Wednesday, July 13th in observation of the Meskwaki Nation ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day Walk/Run

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Walk/Run on Wednesday, July 13th at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Entrance. Registration will ... read more

Meskwaki Focus Group

MESKWAKI FOCUS GROUP MESKWAKI PRODUCERS — If you are interested in selling produce, grains, mushrooms, maple syrup, honey, livestock, ... read more

Meskwaki Higher Education Program to hold Annual New Student Orientation Meeting

The Meskwaki Higher Education Program will hold its annual New Student Orientation Meeting, on Thursday, August 4th, from 3:00-4:00 ... read more

Red Earth Gardens Apple Tree and Berry Bush Giveaway

Sign up NOW for our Apple Tree and Berry Bush Giveaway! Red Earth Gardens will be giving away apple trees, raspberry bushes and ... read more

Tribal Operations Closed July 4, 2022

Tribal Operations, including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the holiday. ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held July 11, 2022

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are ... read more

2022 Heavyweight Catfish Tournament to be held July 16-17

Meskwaki Community Members are invited to participate in the 2022 Heavyweight Catfish Tournament that will be held July 16-17th. July ... read more

In Memory Program, The Wall That Heals

WAS YOUR VIETNAM VETERAN’S LIFE CUT SHORT AFTER THEY RETURNED HOME? HONOR THEIR SA CRIFICE THROUGH THE IN MEMORY PROGRAM Since the ... read more

The Wall That Heals is coming to Tama, Iowa August 4 – August 7, 2022

The Wall That Heals Honoring Those That Served The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Day 2022 Powwow

SAVE THE DATE: July 12-13, 2022 Meskwaki Nation Day Celebrations have been expanded this year to include a 3-session two day powwow! ... read more

Meskwaki Health Clinic to host Walk for Wellness Event on July 4

Join Meskwaki Health Clinic at their Annual Summer Event, this years theme is Walk for Wellness on Monday, July 4th at the Meskwaki ... read more

Event Cancelations and Postponements 06/13-06/17

Due to unforeseen circumstances the following events have been canceled or postponed to a later date: 06/14 – Diabetes ... read more

Smoothie Sampling Photos

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty hosted a Smoothie Sampling day at Workforce Development. Participants rode the smoothie bike for fun, ... read more

Apprenticeship Open House Photos

Meskwaki Apprenticeship Program held an Open House and Job Fair Thursday, June 9, 2022. Attendees learned about Apprenticeship ... read more

Doggy Wellness Day Photos

2022 Doggy Wellness Day x2 Meskwaki Nation Police Department – Iowa, in collaboration with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa, ... read more

Hiring: Temporary Accounts Payable Specialst

Human Resources is hiring a Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist at the rate of $15.00/hour with the following qualifications: An ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The next Tribal Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal members are ... read more

Graduation Powwow Photos

The 2022 Meskwaki High School Graduation Powwow was held Saturday May 28, 2022, with two grand entries at 1 and 6pm. Click here to see ... read more

Pool Party to be held June 21st

Meskwaki Family Services and Meskwaki Child Care Program will be hosting their Annual Pool Party on Tuesday, June 21st from ... read more

Summer Youth Employment Openings Available

Stephanie BadSoldier Snow Meskwaki Workforce Development Education Coordinator (641)481-1855 [email protected] read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held June 8, 2022

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are ... read more

Robert Morgan Post 701 to host Veterans Coffee Social on June 12, 2022

Robert Morgan Post 701 will be hosting a Veterans Coffee Social on Sunday, June 12 at 9:00AM at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. This is a ... read more

MNCSS to host Father’s Day Walk/Run on June 18, 2022

Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services (MNCSS) will be having a Father’s Day Walk/Run on Sunday, June 18th at the Tribal Center. ... read more

May 28 Graduation Powwow LIVESTREAM

Catch the Graduation Powwow livestream on Facebook, via our website, and at the attached link. This Saturday, May 28th. ... read more

MMIW 5K Walk/Run

MMIW 5K Walk/Run 2022 On May 19, 2022 members of the Meskwaki community and friends took part in a 5K walk/run to support Missing or ... read more

2022 MHS Graduation Photos

The Meskwaki High School Class of 2022 held their graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Click here to see the photos! read more

REG Community Food Giveaway

Red Earth Gardens will be having a Community Food Giveaway which included fresh, organic vegetables on Thursday, May 26th from 1-5PM at read more

Upcoming Tribal Operations Closure

Upcoming Tribal Operations Closures: Friday, May 27 – Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed ... read more

May 19, 2022 Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

The Tribal Council Meeting previously scheduled to be held Thursday, May 19th has been canceled. The next Tribal Council Meeting will ... read more

Mental Health Awareness Fun Run

On Monday, May 16 members of the Meskwaki community and friends took part in a 5K walk/run to support Mental Health Awareness month. ... read more

2022 MSS Graduation Ceremony LIVESTREAM

The 2022 Meskwaki High School Graduation ceremony to be held at the Meskwaki Settlement School will be livestreamed at the following ... read more

Meskwaki Apprenticeship to host Open House and Job Fair on June 9, 2022

Meskwaki Apprenticeship will be having an Open House and Job Fair on Thursday, June 9th from 2:30PM until 6:00PM at the Meskwaki ... read more

Mother’s Day Fun Run

This morning, members of the Meskwaki community and friends participated in a walk/run honoring Mother’s Day. Free t-shirts and ... read more

Morel Mushroom Forage

Ancestral Farming Manager Luke Kapayou led a group of PTEC participants and friends into the woods to forage for morel mushrooms. He ... read more

SYEP Applications due Today

TODAY IS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY. This is a great opportunity for youth to experience different fields while earning and saving money! ... read more

Animal Wellness “Doggie Day” Event

On May 9th the Meskwaki Nation Police Department and the Animal Rescue League of Des Moines conducted our MNPD dog wellness day event. ... read more

Chicks at Red Earth Gardens

Red Earth Gardens received a delivery of 390 chicks yesterday. Let’s wish them all well and hope for a fruitful harvest of eggs! ... read more

Rec Center Topping Out Event – CANCELED

The Meskwaki Natoin Recreation Center Topping-Out Event has been canceled. read more

Run for Rita Event

Meskwaki Nation Police Department, with the blessing from Rita’s family, will be hosting a #Run4Rita Walk/Run Event for her ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting, May 19, 2022*

The previously scheduled Tribal Council Meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled ... read more

MNPD ‘Doggy Wellness Day’ Vaccination Clinic

Meskwaki Nation Police Department in collaboration with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa is hosting a ‘Doggy Wellness Day’ ... read more

Honoring our Graduates Class of 2022 Graduation Powwow to be held May 28, 2022 at Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Meskwaki Higher Education Presents, “Honoring our Graduates” Class of 2022 Graduation Powwow Celebration on Saturday, May ... read more

Spring into Fitness

Spring into Fitness read more

Tribal Council General Meeting to be held May 11, 2022

Tribal Council will be hosting a General Meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the MBCH Convention Center. Agenda: 5:00PM – ... read more

April 27, 2022 Tribal Council Meeting Canceled

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2022 has been canceled. The next Tribal Council meeting will be held ... read more

Meskwaki Behavioral Health to host a Mental Health Awareness 5K on May 16, 2022

Meskwaki Behavioral Services will be hosting a Mental Health Awareness 5K Walk-Run on Monday, May 16th at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Rec Center Topping Out Event to be held May 6, 2022

The Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Topping Out event will be held Friday, May 6, 2022 beginning at 11:30pm until 12:30pm, in the ... read more

Meskwaki Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) Accepting Applications

Good afternoon,   We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2022 Meskwaki Summer Youth Employment ... read more

Emergency Financial Assistance

The US Treasury Department has made additional funds available to the Meskwaki Tribe through ARPA Funding (American Rescue Plan Act of ... read more

CAPSA Fun Run 2022

On 4-12-22, Meskwaki community members and friends participated in a walk/run to raise awareness for Child Abuse & Sexual Assault ... read more

Attention Native American Homeowners

Attention Native American Homeowners: Are you a homeowner who needs financial assistance to complete home repairs to your house? Do you read more

Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Topping Out Event

The Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Topping Out event will be held Friday, April 22, 2022 beginning at 11:30pm until 12:30pm, in the ... read more

Housing Committee Seeking Members – 2 Vacancies

Seeking Housing Committee Members Housing Committee – 2 vacancies Interested tribal members must submit a letter of interest to: Sac ... read more

Reid Willis (Grassley) Tour

Senator Grassley’s Tribal Affairs Legislative Assistant, Reid Willis joined tribal officials to tour the Meskwaki Settlement April 11, ... read more

Easter Egg Hunt 2022

The 2022 Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday April 9 at the Health Clinic. It was a beautiful spring day filled with ... read more

Buffalo Meat Distribution – Seniors Only

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a Buffalo Meat Distribution on Thursday, April 28th from 10-11AM (or until they run out) at ... read more

Meskwaki Nation Rec Center Topping Out Event

Join us in celebration of reaching our topping out milestone! Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center Topping Out Event, Friday April 22, ... read more

Preserving the Meskwaki Language

Wayne Pushetonequa, Director of Language Preservation, recently spoke at the University of Iowa and gave an informative lecture about ... read more

Air Quality Questionnaire from MNR

Air is all around us, and it is important to check the quality of the air that is around you and that you are breathing in. Poor air ... read more

Meskwaki-UNI Summer Camp Informational Meeting

A Meskwaki UNI Summer Camp Informational Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 13th at 6:00PM in the MSS Commons. There will be free ... read more

Red Cross Sheltering Class

In partnership with the American Red Cross, Meskwaki Emergency Management will be hosting a Sheltering Class for volunteers who would ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held April 13, 2022

The next Tribal Council meeting has been set to be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal ... read more

UNI-Meskwaki Summer Camp Returning Summer 2022

The University of Northern Iowa-Meskwaki Summer Camp will be returning, this summer! There will be a short camp informational meeting ... read more

MNR Winter 2022 Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Natural Resource Departments Quarterly Newsletter. CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held April 6

The next Tribal Council meeting is set for Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 5:30pm in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid-19 precautions, only ... read more

Annual Prescribed Burning

Click here to see the photos! Annual prescribed burning is performed by the MNR, with the support of the BIA and both Montour and ... read more

April MNT

Check out the latest edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times available now.  See the latest news and information and find out about this ... read more

Coloring Contest

Visit this page to download coloring contest pages for the East Event on April 6th! CLICK HERE! read more

Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up held May 9-13

Meskwaki Public Works has announced that Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up will be held Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13 on the ... read more

Meskwaki Public Works Announces Hydrant Flushing Week, April 18-22

Meskwaki Public Works will have Hydrant Flushing week beginning Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22. Hydrant Flushing is done ... read more

Behavioral Health After Hour Crisis Phone Information

Call: 855-581-8111 or Text: 855-895-8396 Elevate Iowa hotline connects to local crisis providers Hours: 24 hours/day, 365 days/year ... read more

COMMUNITY ALERT

**COMMUNITY ALERT** ***Update – The dogs that were involved in this incident have now been terminated. *** THERE WAS A VICIOUS ... read more

Colorectal Fun Run Photos

A brave group came out in the chilly weather to support Colorectal Cancer Awareness on March 24, 2022 by completing a 5K. Click here to read more

Meskwaki Community Easter Egg Hunt

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for the Meskwaki Commity on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Meskwaki Health ... read more

Behavioral Health Services Announces New Program

MBHS Monthly Social – Learn, Relax, Dinner & Drums Join Meskwaki Behavioral Health Services for their newly created monthly ... read more

R.I.S.E. hosts MMIW T-Shirt Design Contest

R.I.S.E is having an MMIW T-Shirt Design Contest! Make a t-shirt design for the MMIW Walk happening in May. The winner will receive a ... read more

Senior Services Elders Committee Taco & Bake Sale on April 15

The Meskwaki Senior Services Elders Committee will be having a Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, April 15th from 4-7PM at the Seniors ... read more

Sett Spring Sale Event on April 9th

Sett Spring Sale event will be happening on Saturday, April 9th from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center (located at 349 read more

Tribal Council Meeting to be held March 30, 2022

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 beginning at 5:00PM in the Tribal Chambers. *Masks ... read more

CAPM & SAAM Walk-Run on April 12

RISE, Meskwaki Family Services and Meskwaki Child Care Program are coming together and hosting a Walk-Run to bring recognize and bring ... read more

MNR Fire Announcement

If you have an area that you would like burned this year, please reach out to Megan at [email protected] with a ... read more

Meskwaki Seniors Center Grand Re-Opening

The Meskwaki Senior Center celebrated it’s Grand Re-Opening on Monday, March 14, 2022. Click here to view the photos! read more

Larry Yazzie & the Native Pride Dancers

Larry Yazzie & the Native Pride Dancers performed at the Wieting Theatre in Toledo, Iowa on March 12, 2022. Click here to view the ... read more

Colorectal Cancer Awareness 5K Walk-Run, March 24th

Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting their first 5K Walk-Run on Thursday, March 24th. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, ... read more

Diabetes Program to hold JVN Quarterly Drawing in April 2022

JVN quarterly drawing started January 2022 –March 2022 Call the Meskwaki Health Clinic to schedule your JVN today! If you are a Native ... read more

Logo Apparel Orders

If you’d like to order apparel with the Tribal logo now is the time to do so! Click the following link to see the items available read more

Meskwaki Mentors Wanted for Meskwaki Youth Turkey Hunt

Meskwaki Nation Police Department (MNPD) is looking for Meskwaki Mentors to teach and guide Meskwaki Youth on a turkey hunt. Benefits ... read more

Meskwaki Youth Turkey Hunt

Meskwaki Nation Police Department (MNPD) is inviting four Meskwaki Youth ,ages 10-16, to go on a two-day, fun-filled turkey hunt with ... read more

Meskwaki Seniors Center Grand Re-Opening

Join us in celebrating the re-opening of the Meskwaki Senior Center on Monday, March 14th! Event begins at 10:30AM. Remember to bring ... read more

Meskwaki Summer Youth Employment Program

Meskwaki Summer Youth Employment Program is a seven (7) week program designed for Meskwaki youth to gain work experience, learn about ... read more

Tribal Operations closed 3/7/22

Due to weather and road conditions, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed today, March 7, 2022. read more

Tribal Operations on a two-hour delay 3/7/22

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Meskwaki Emergency Management Partners with American Red Cross

Meskwaki Emergency Management partnered with Red Cross in order to obtain a mobile trailer that houses 100 emergency shelter kits. ... read more

March MNT Now Available

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

Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 5:00PM. With Covid-19 precautions, only ... read more

Seeking Two (2) Housing Committee Members

SEEKING (2) HOUSING COMMITTEE MEMBERS Housing Committee – 2 vacancies Interested tribal members must submit a letter of interest ... read more

Tribal Operations, Health Clinic and Pharmacy on 2-Hour Delay Feb. 25

Tribal Operations, including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be on a two-hour delay today, Feb. 25th due to weather and road conditions. read more

Tribal Ops including Health Clinic and Pharmacy Closed Today, Feb 22nd

Due to the icy weather conditions, Tribal Operations including the Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed today, February 22nd. Please stay read more

Tribal Operations on two-hour delay today, Feb. 22nd

Due to icy road conditions, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be on a two-hour delay today. Updates will ... read more

MYDP Spring Break Activities

Greeting Parents! We are excited to announce our Spring Break Lineup for MSS this year! It is a hybrid program with both online and in ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting on Feb. 23rd

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 5:00pm. With Covid-19 precautions, ... read more

Positive Meskwaki NDN Parenting Classes to Begin April 6th!

Positive Meskwaki NDN Parenting (PMNP) classes will begin Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 5-7PM via Zoom. PMNP classes encourage ... read more

Workout with Jason and Payton

Looking for a workout opportunity?  SettFit participants earn 25 points this week for doing this workout!   Workout set includes 30 ... read more

106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow

Get ready for the 106th Meskwaki Annual Powwow. After a two year hiatus due to COVID, we’re putting protocols in place to bring ... read more

Senior Services Updates

My name is Christina Blackcloud and I am serving as the Interim Senior Services Director effective 01/19/2022. Many know me but there ... read more

Spring Sports Sign-Ups

Greeting Parents, Students, and Colleagues!   Reminder that Spring Sports Registration is now open for Baseball, Lacrosse, and ... read more

Free Tax Prep Coming on February 9th

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

PTEC Accepting Applicants

Workforce Development is now accepting applications for five (5) positions placed with Meskwaki Food Sovereignty and Red Earth Gardens ... read more

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled to Feb. 9

With the passing of a community member, Tribal Council has postponed the Feb. 2nd meeting until Wednesday, February 9, 2022. With ... read more

Healthy Recipe Contest Feb. 1st-28th

Recipe submission to Jennifer by email or drop-off at the clinic. Submission must include your name, current phone number and healthy ... read more

SMART GOAL Contract For SettFit Group

Set a goal for Week 3 here:   CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND FILL OUT YOUR GOAL CONTRACT. read more

MSS Covid-19 Drive-Thru Testing (MSS Students Only)

Meskwaki Settlement School will have a Covid-19 Drive-Thru Testing on Sunday, January 30th from 11AM-1PM at the MSS High School ... read more

Two Hour Delay for Tribal Ops 1/25 & 1/26

Due to the cold temperatures, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Tribal Center will be on two hour delay for ... read more

Meskwaki Deep Well Project Addendum

Please see Addendum for Deep Well Project.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

Senior Meat Distribution

Due to the weather delay the meat distribution for Seniors has been moved to 11 am today, 1/20/22 read more

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be on a 2 hour delay today, Thursday, Jan 20

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be on a 2 hour delay today, Thursday, Jan 20 read more

2022 Spring Sports Sign-Ups

The 2022 Spring Sports Sign-ups including softball, baseball & lacrosse are underway. Deadline is February 15. Visit the Youth ... read more

Health Clinic and Pharmacy on 2 Hour Delay

Due to the weather the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be opening 2 hours later than normal today (Saturday, 1/15).  Thank you for your read more

Closing Early Due to Weather

Due to the weather, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center will be closing at 10 AM.  Stay safe and read more

Buffalo Meat Distribution for Seniors ONLY

SENIORS ONLY Buffalo Meat Distribution Roast and Ground Buffalo Meat Distribution to be held on Thursday, January 13th from 10-11AM ... read more

MBCH Owners Appreciation Meal Postponed

Due to the rising number of COVID cases, we have decided to postpone the Owners Appreciation Dinner until further notice, for the ... read more

Weather Delay for Tribal Operations

Due to the extreme cold today, Tribal Operations will be on a two hour delay. All Tribal buildings including the Tribal Center, Health ... read more

Buffalo Meat Distribution Postponed

Due to this morning’s weather delay, Meskwaki Natural Resources will be postponing its buffalo meat distribution originally ... read more

RFP 2022-001 MESKWAKI DEEP WELL

RFP 2022-001 Engineering Design Services for Meskwaki Deep Well Project RFP 2022-001 Meskwaki Deep Well read more

Natural Gas Pipeline Maintenance Begins Jan. 10, 2022

A crew from Northern Natural Gas will be performing Natural Gas pipeline maintenance beginning on Monday, January 10th . The work they ... read more

January MNT

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Check out this month’s edition of the Meskwaki Nation Times, available now.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW. read more

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Survey

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty is seeking community members to fill out a survey regarding the Settlement’s food systems. WIN FREE TEE ... read more

2021 Tribal Operations Staff Holiday Party

The 2021 Meskwaki Tribal Operations Employee Christmas party was held on December 22 in the Meskwaki Casino Convention Center Click ... read more

SettFit Survey Winners

As we prepare for next year’s SettFit Challenges, we thank everyone who filled out the SettFit Participation Survey. We ... read more

MSS Holiday Music Concert

Meskwaki students in Kindergarten through 8th grade showcased their musical abilities by hosting a Holiday Music Concert on Friday, ... read more

Tribal Operations Closing at Noon – High Wind

In light of the Weather Service warnings regarding high winds, Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be ... read more

Wind Advisory for our Area

A reminder that the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for our area until Thursday at 12:00 AM. Damaging winds may read more

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Call for Artists – Designs Wanted

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty is announcing a call for artists to submit a design that represents the program and mission: “To secure read more

Meat Distribution Coming

Buffalo Meat Distribution Roast, Stew & Ground Thursday, December 16th: 10-11 AM and 5-6 PM @ Tribal Center Front Entrance Please ... read more

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

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

Click here to view photos from the game. read more

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

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 [email protected] 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