Sarah is a Native American attorney with the Tribal Law and Policy Institute
and a former staff attorney of the Office on Violence Against Women at the United States Department of Justice
. The Tribal Law and Policy Institute is a Native American owned and operated non-profit corporation organized to design and deliver education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples. Sarah is a citizen of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma.
Sarah is a member of CAVNET's Advisory Board, and co-moderates CAVNET's listservs, including CAVNET-IW (Indigenous Women), a CAVNET listserv addressing violence in indigenous communities, including Native American tribes.