Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'meskwaki'

Meskwaki Tribe delays exclusion of Sioux man

The Meskwaki Tribe, of Iowa will delay its exclusion of a Sioux man who is married to a tribal member in hopes of resolving the dispute in tribal court. The tribe ordered the removal of James Ironshell, a member of...

Sioux man cites discrimination by Meskwaki Tribe

Inter-tribal marriages are common in Indian Country but one couple's union has turned into a big mess. James Ironshell, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, married Eloise, a member of the Meskwaki Tribe, 13 years ago. Ironshell said...

Meskwaki Tribe seeking to remove non-member

The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa is seeking to remove a non-member from the reservation. The tribe says James Ironshell, who is Sioux, can't stay in a tribally-built home even though he is married to a Meskwaki woman. The couple...

Meskwaki Tribe to host 94th annual powwow

The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa kicks off its 94th annual powwow later this week The Meskwaki Indian Pow Wow starts Thursday and runs through Sunday. It will be held at the outdoor arena at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel...

Tribes rush to keep languages from dying out

Tribes in Arizona and Iowa are hoping their Native languages don't die out in the coming generations. Pai is spoken among the Yavapai, Hualapai, Havasupai in Arizona. Most young people don't know the language. "We're struggling to preserve the...

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