Darrah Blackwater is from Farmington, New Mexico and is a citizen of the Navajo Nation. Blackwater is pursuing her J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. Blackwater has interned in the office of the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs in Washington D.C., with the Inspector General of the Department of Interior, and at Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker as a federal Indian law clerk. She is a fierce advocate for Indigenous peoples, and is focusing her energy on the fight for spectrum sovereignty. In her free time she enjoys wandering the globe, playing tennis, writing, and hiking with her dog, Kai.
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