Chief Tammy Cook-Searson has also led her community through devastating wildfires in 2015 and a suicide crisis in 2016.
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Heading into the second year of the pandemic, Cook-Searson is staying positive. But she knows there will be fresh challenges.
“I think there will be a lot of issues that we’ll have to deal with later on, especially the mental health, the isolation, just all the issues that come with that,” Cook-Searson said.
“I think there’s going to be a lot of work that we all have to do together,”
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