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

Environmental Protection Commission

206 East Allen Road Tahlequah, OK 74464

Inter-Tribal Environmental Council

The mission of the Inter-Tribal Environmental Council (ITEC) is to protect the health of Native Americans, their natural resources and their environment as it relates to air, land, and water. To accomplish this mission, ITEC provides technical support, training, and environmental services in a variety of environmental disciplines. ITEC has member Tribes in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana.
The office has a technical professional staff who are committed to providing technical support, training, and environmental services to the individual member Tribes. In addition, the staff is committed to assisting each individual Tribe with other environmentally-related issues and concerns as they may arise.

For more information please visit the Inter-Tribal Environmental Council website.