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See: consanguineous, hereditary, paternal, traditional

ANCESTRAL. What relates to or has, been done by one's ancestors; as homage ancestral, and the like.

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Recently, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte proposed the possibility of opening the ancestral lands of Lumads to investors.
He (Duterte) is not forcibly removing them from ancestral domains.
MANILA, Philippines Lumads are not the root of trouble over their ancestral lands, a Lumad leader said Friday after President Rodrigo Duterte told representatives of indigenous peoples' communities that he will take charge of choosing investors to develop their land.
THATTA -- A large number of people took part in a rally taken out in Dhabeji on Wednesday to protest forcible evacuation of residents from their ancestral settlements along the Thatta coastline.
ISLAMABAD -- At least five rounds of funeral prayers, in Indian occupied Kashmir, were held for two martyred youth, Shakir Ahmad Mir and Sameer Ahmad Wani at their ancestral villages in Shopian district, on Thursday .
The body of the deceased was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard after performing his funeral prayers which were attended by many people belonging to different walks of life.
He provides exercises and rituals, grounded in ancient wisdom traditions, to help you initiate contact with your ancestors, find supportive ancestral guides, cultivate forgiveness and gratitude, harmonize your bloodlines, and assist the dead who are not yet at peace.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar recently took a trip to Khairabad, which is a town in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh, to discover his roots tracing his ancestral legacy, wherein he paid respect to his great-great grandmother by visiting her grave.
Daniel Foor; ANCESTRAL MEDICINE; Bear & Company (Nonfiction: Body, Mind & Spirit) 20.
Therefore, someone with a narrow nose will be able to trace back his or her ancestral roots to a cold part of the world, while someone with a wider one will likely find that his or her ancestral climate came from somewhere warmer.
The Turnbull Government welcomes the return of 13 Australian Indigenous ancestral remains through a repatriation ceremony that will be held at the Australian High Commission in London today.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction retrofits proteins to try to make better drugs.