Lara Pacheco

Lara Pacheco

LARA PACHECO (Taíno, Latinx) is a mamita who runs Atabey Medicine of Seed and Thistle Apothecary, an educational resource that centers Queer, Trans, and Gender-fluid Black and Indigenous voices within herbalism. In connection with their Taino roots, Lara is a behike (ceremonialist) training with the Caney Indigenous Spiritual Circle. Lara is also a second-year Qi Gong student and a first-year student with POCA Tech’s Liberation Acupuncture program, helping to bring access to care to everyone.

Photo credit: Paige Common

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