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Kandake Amanitore: Daughter of Amanishakheto, Granddaughter of Amanirenas

Queen Amanitore is the daughter of Kandake Amanishakheto and granddaughter of Kandake Amanirenas. The quantity of buildings that were completed during the middle part of the first century indicates that she led a prosperous time in Meroitic history. More than two hundred pyramids were built, most plundered in ancient times. Reservoirs for the retention of water were also constructed at Meroë during her reign.

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Chihenne Chiricahua Apache, Lozen: A Shield to her People

Lozen was a skilled warrior, shaman of the Chihenne Chiricahua Apache born around 1840. She excelled in horseback riding, shooting, roping, and horse thievery. She along with Dahteste, Geronimo, and the rest of the Apache natives surrendered to American troops and were train bound to Fort Pickens in Florida. She's said to be buried in Alabama in an unmarked grave.

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