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    Northern California Traditions Wedding

    A custom among the Northern Californian Native Americans*, which was unique to them, is that of half-marriage and full-marriage.
    In a full marriage, two kinsmen represented the future bridegroom. After agreeing on a price, in accordance with the family’s wealth and social standing, the bridegroom – usually with his father’s help – would pay the bride’s family.

    Source nativeamericanencyclopedia.com

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    2. cosmicfire said: Dislike - in every culture. Woman are not property and should not be labeled with a price tag
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