Caption: Julie Cajune
Julie Cajune 

Native Word: Julie Cajune

From: Vision Maker Media
Series: Native Word
Length: 12:29

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Julie (Salish) is the executive producer for "Heart of the Bitterroot" and also produced and directed the film "Remembering the Songs." These projects were undertaken with the assistance of a generous grant awarded to her by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Juliecajune_small Julie Cajune is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana. She holds a bachelor's in elementary education and a master's in bilingual education. Julie was the first to teach the Salish language in the school system on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. She is also the executive director of the Center for American Indian Policy and Applied Research of the Heartlines Project. She was profiled in UTNE Reader as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”

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Julie Cajune is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana. She holds a bachelor's in elementary education and a master's in bilingual education. Julie was the first to teach the Salish language in the school system on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. She is also the executive director of the Center for American Indian Policy and Applied Research of the Heartlines Project. She was profiled in UTNE Reader as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”

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http://airos.org/native_word_julie_cajune