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Buddy Wayman Portrait

Buddy Wayman

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  • Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

Photo Caption:
Wayman on the right. Courtesy Art Kimball.

Luce Artist Biography

Buddy Wayman is an ice fisher and trapper from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwa Nation in Michigan. He carves fish decoys with lifelike gills and mouth, and sometimes applies large glass eyes (Kimball, The Fish Decoy, vol. II, 1986).