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Unlike our current dating customs, the native American dating customs required that the young man speak to his mother who then would speak to the mother of the girl he was interested in.

As the Crane dance went on usually a young man would see a woman that did strike his fancy.

While these Native American dating customs are very different they have a unique appeal to them.

The family becomes more involved in the choice of a mate although the woman is given a choice.

If she is happy with him she is to blow out his light and the next day he will be a part of the family.

The Native American dating customs get a bit more complicated if the girl does not choose to blow out the light.

The young man will play his flute until the woman he wants comes out to see him.

Usually he will again go to her that night with his light in hopes that she will blow it out and accept him.

Therefore, anti-miscegenation laws were passed that prohibited Asians from marrying Whites. S.-Raised (1.5 generation or higher)FR = Foreign-Raised (1st generation)"USR USR or FR" = Spouse 1 is U. S.-Raised or Foreign-Raised"USR USR Only" = Both spouses are U.