Which person does Raymond William Stedman, author of Shadows of the Indian (a book on Native American stereotyping), consider the founder of the "Tonto Institute for Communication"? In other words, who does Stedman say was the first to portray an Indian speaking in stilted monosyllables?
Hint: It's not Jay "Tonto" Silverheels, if that's who you're thinking. No, the person is a well-known writer who lived before the 20th century.
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