Over 31,000 elders applied for Respond, Recover and Rebuild Elder Assistance. A $400 check will be mailed to elders directly, starting this week. For those elders in the reservation, a $1,200 payment will be made soon directly to utility companies. Questions: elders@cherokee.org

Office of the Attorney General

Sara Hill

Sara Hill - Attorney GeneralSara Hill was appointed to serve as the Attorney General of the Cherokee Nation in 2019. Prior to that, she spent a decade in the Nation’s Office of the Attorney General and served as the Cherokee Nation’s first Secretary of Natural Resources. Her legal career has been entirely in Indian country, where she has worked on a wide range of legal issues facing tribes. She has often focused on environmental and natural resources issues, including serving as counsel for the Nation in State of Oklahoma v. Tyson and Cherokee Nation vs. Sequoyah Fuels.

General Hill has a bachelor of arts from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla., and a juris doctorate from the University of Tulsa. She has won numerous awards for her legal and environmental work.