Milestone: Johnson gets national recognition from National Congress of American Indians

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:30am
  • Life

Julie Johnson, Washington State Committeewoman for the Clallam County Democratic Party and Vice-Chair of the 24th Legislative District Democrats, recently received the Special Recognition Award at the National Congress of American Indians 20th-annual Leadership Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Johnson, a member of the Lummi Nation and resident of Neah Bay, was recognized for her support of Native women leaders and her continued commitment to the success of present and future Native women.

For the past 22 years, Julie has organized the National Indian Women’s Honoring Luncheon. She was honored previously with the 2016 Warren G. “Maggie” Magnuson Award as “State Committee Member of the Year,” received a National Indian Women’s Leadership Award in 2013 from WEWIN, Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations and recognized by local Democrats as female Democrat of the Year in 2012.

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