In the villages of Tabatinga, Amazonas, Ticuna midwives work
according to ancestral traditions, honing their skills generation after
generation. However, they remain unrecognised by the state.
Translated for LAB by Tom Gatehouse. You can read the original (in Portuguese) here. This is the first in what we hope will be a series of articles by LAB partner Agência Pública, São Paulo.