Ta’jin Perez ’12 is the Deputy Director for Western Native Voice, a nonprofit organization working to increase Native American participation in voting and self-determination. His work inspires Indigenous leadership across Montana, both in tribal nations on all seven Montana reservations and urban areas where half of Montana’s native population lives. Ta’jin, who is Totonac (an indigenous people of Mexico), grew up in Wyoming. He is a first-generation American, and a first-generation college graduate. He is the father of two children, Rowan and Elio.
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