Bidtah Becker, Treasurer
Bidtah is Kinlichii'nii born for Bilagaanaa, Todachiinii is her chei's clan and Bilagaanaa is her nali's clan.
Bidtah has been an interim board member of the Navajo Studies Conference for the past two years.
She is currently employed as Assistant Attorney General for the Natural Resources Unit at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice.
current work focuses on water rights.
In the past she
has worked on Chapter issues and a variety of other issues.
has worked on so many different legal issues facing the Nation, Bidtah
has had the privilege of learning about and seeing the Navajo Nation
from a wide variety of perspectives--both internal and external to the Nation.
Bidtah graduated from the University of the New School of Law with high honors.
While she was in law school, she was a founding member of the Tribal Law Journal, an on-line publication dedicated to discussing internal indigenous law.
Bidtah graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service with an undergraduate degree in international relations, with a focus on Latin America, and proficiency in the Spanish language.
highly recommends this school to any parents thinking about where to send their children to school.
Bidtah has really enjoyed serving on the board and hopes to continue serving on the board.
She came to the Navajo Studies Board after attending a daylong Symposium in Window Rock.
Since then she
planned for and participated in the Crownpoint Symposium.
finds that these Symposiums offer a lot of personal and academic value to the community and if elected will continue to work on increasing attendance at the Symposiums and increasing participation at the Symposiums of the many, many varied perspectives of the modern Navajo Nation.