Explore the heritage of the "People of the Red Earth" and celebrate a rich cultural legacy.

The Meskwaki story has many facets, as the tribe has adapted, survived, and thrived over the centuries. Sometimes referred to as the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, they reside at the Meskwaki Settlement in Tama County, Iowa, sharing cultural traditions that will persist for many generations to come.

This sampler of historical resources includes photographs, audio clips, movies, documents, maps, and artifacts from the collections of the State Historical Society of Iowa or the Historical Preservation Office of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa.

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This program was made possible by a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities and the generous support of the State Historical Society of Iowa, Department of Cultural Affairs.

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