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Synonyms for Matoaka

a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)

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Pocahontas, says Allen, "was trained from early childhood in the sacred ways of a Beloved Woman--a certain kind of medicine woman or priestess because her birth name, Matoaka or Matoaks, is thought to mean 'white (or snow) feather'":
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Matoaka can spark a double for the Newmarket trainer by taking the opening Daily Telegraph Discover Racing Stakes (Handicap).
Settled in midfield by Martin Dwyer as favourite Matoaka led at a sedate pace, Sheppard's Watch produced a telling burst after the tempo had increased in the straight to hit the front a furlong out and hold Lady Miletrian by half-a-length.
A meditation on the life of Matoaka, better known as Pocahontas, the poem explores naming as a colonial act and, more broadly, examines speech as an act of human appropriation of experience.
Her real name was Matoaka, Pocahontas being a pet name meaning " playful.
What I wanted to do in my book was to make Matoaka the central figure--the entree, not a nice side dish large footnote, or ingenue.
Midge Nathanson, founder and co-owner of Camp Matoaka for Girls, Smithfield, Maine.
25), while Matoaka can fulfil last season's potential in the Daily Telegraph Discover Racing Handicap (2.
After upsetting the odds-on Matoaka in a Salisbury maiden, the Whatcombe raider was subsequently a creditable second to Elrehaan in the Warwick Oaks.
This seven-furlong event has a good shape: there are only two fillies in the race who look particularly well weighted and one of those, Matoaka, is likely to go off a strongly fancied favourite for Sir Michael Stoute and Kieren Fallon.
Fallon notched his success aboard the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Matoaka in the