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Buffalo Burger

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Description

Ricardo Cate is a man of many gifts and activities: master cartoonist, filmmaker, artist, teacher and stand-up comic.

His cartoons are regularly published in Santa Fe’s newspaper and always reflect “the irony native people feel and express in humor”, according to a peer.

His colorful paintings are original cartoons made for us, and are hilarious, with a message.

Here he takes on the current craze for buffalo meat in trendy cafes and restaurants.

Plains Indians survived and thrived on buffalo meat for a millennium.

The idea of people now ordering farmed buffalo burgers, etc., in a restaurant, after the great herds were just about decimated by white settlers, is truly ironic.

With vibrant color and a wickedly accurate wit, he shows us a Native customer, seated on a rock, in front of a tree-stump table.

The waiter, deerskin towel over his arm tells him his order is delayed.

In the distance we see a hunter, on foot, racing in the wake of a running buffalo!

This is hilarious, with that ironic humor all of us can enjoy.

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Materials

Acrylic Paint, Canvas, Wood