In my area, they seldom even marry people from other Native American nations. The reasons are. The difference between Native Americans and mainstream society is more then skin deep. The Native American culture, worldview, and laws are radically different from mainstream society. Native Americans have always been segregated from mainstream society. Native American society native american dating culture segregated firstly by family, secondly by community, thirdly by Nation and then by Race.
Cultural Stories Native American Dating Native American dating used specific types of rituals and customs throughout history. Younger men and women weren't allowed to choose their own partner or date around like modern day people do. Instead they spent time with people their father saw as acceptable and the father typically setup their relationships. The father looked for someone with power in the tribe or a strong warrior.