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The greatest sin in anthropology is to romanticize your subject, but is it any wonder that the Kalahari Bushmen have beguiled so many of the Westerners (or rather, Northerners) who’ve studied them? What lonely field researcher could resist their gorgeous click-language, marvelous storytelling, and everyday-is-like-Sunday ethos? A Bushman Dayplanner: hang out in sun; gather fruit; eat; nap; hunt springbok; hang out in sun again; eat, drink, and flirt until bedtime. The Natural History Museum hosts “A Tribute to 100 Years of Ethnographic Film” with screenings about the Ju/Hoasi San Bushmen and the Huichol Indians of Mexico’s Sierra Madre; in conjunction with “American Indian Heritage Month.” At 2 p.m. at the Museum of Natural History’s Baird Auditorium, 10th & Constitution Ave. NW. FREE. (202) 357-2700. (DP)