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Bidtah N. Becker

Bidtah N. Becker (Navajo) is Assistant Attorney General for the Natural Resources Unit of the Navajo Nation Department of Justice. She also served in the Water Rights Unit of the Navajo Nation Department of Justice from 2004 to 2012, and in the Human Services and Government Unit from 2002 to 2004.

Earlier in her career, Becker taught government courses at the Santa Fe Indian School and was also a Chaplain in Residence at the Georgetown University Campus Ministry.  She serves on the Board of the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts and the University of New Mexico School of Law Alumni Board of Directors.

Becker received a B.S.F.S. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law.

She is married to Paul Spruhan, and is the mother of Bahe, 7, and Tazbah, 3.