Jason Baldes
Executive Director
Wind River Native Advocacy Center

Jason Baldes is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe from the Wind River Indian Reservation (WRIR) in Wyoming. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in land resources and environmental sciences from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. His interest in indigenous cultural revitalization has provided him with opportunities to work in New Zealand, Russia, and Denmark. His work in his own community has focused on the reintroduction of bison and buffalo to the WRIR. He serves as the buffalo representative for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

Mr. Baldes is Executive Director of the Wind River Native Advocacy Center. This nonprofit organization seeks to empower Native Americans in Wyoming to have a stronger voice through community organizing, education, research, legal advocacy and leadership development.