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Depending on the political mood, America has typecast Indians as either bloodthirsty sneaks or noble savages. (Today, we favor the latter: Chief Joseph now rivals Martin Luther King Jr. as the favorite source for mushy liberal bumper stickers.) In “Behind the Washington Redskins Logo: Conflicting Images of Native Americans,” Richard Hill discusses the origins of these stereotypes, and how Hollywood, television, and, of course, Jack Kent Cooke, perpetuate them. Hill, himself a Tuscarora Indian, lectures at 8 p.m. in the S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. $12. (202) 357-3030. (David Plotz)

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