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a woman ancestor

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But very few "White" women have ancestresses that were plantation mistresses.
Sami literary and identity politics have paralleled the ecological and indigenous movements, and Hirvonen's narrative sequence reflects the Sami cultural and political developments through women's voices, which she has divided into four generational groups, using the Western categories of ancestresses, grandmothers, mothers, and daughters.
In a sense, the female dancer embodies these ancestresses.
First of those 23 ancestresses is Mind The Way, who no doubt reinforced Hondo Black's stamina influence, being a 39.
She traces to Torpenhow, whose daughters Herd Girl and Summit, foaled in consecutive years, were ancestresses respectively of Northern Dancer's two best sons, El Gran Senor and Nijinsky, former inmates of Ballydoyle.