Julia began to work for the Jamul Indian Village in 1995 as a genealogical researcher for the Tribe. In 1998, Julia and Dr. Michael Baksh presented to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Tribe the Jamul Indian Village Genealogical Study, and that study served as the base roll for the Tribe. In 1996, Julia was asked to work for the Tribe full time, and was appointed the Secretary/Treasurer by the Tribal Council. Julia continues to maintain the historical and financial records for the Tribe. In 1999, Julia assisted Jamuls Tribal Chairman during the compact negotiations with the State of California. She has also attended meetings with local and state politicians to promote the Tribes economic development.
Julia enjoys attending the Tribes cultural and family gatherings, and looks forward to the day when they achieve their economic independence.