Bacila Tzek Uc

 

Date of birth: May 20th, 1928

Time: 2:00 pm

Place of birth: Dzan, Yucatán, México

 

Mother’s Name: Victoria Uc Tun

Father’s Name: Eladio Tzek Xix

 
 

Midwife, Herbalist, Chingona

 Midwifery is a sacred cultural tradition. The craft lies in the hands, rather than the tools. Bacila has been using these exact same instruments for over 50 years, just how her mother taught her, whose mother taught her. That’s as far back as memory goes.

Midwifery is a sacred cultural tradition. The craft lies in the hands, rather than the tools. Bacila has been using these exact same instruments for over 50 years, just how her mother taught her, whose mother taught her. That’s as far back as memory goes.