Buddy Wayman

active Lac du Flambeau, WI mid-20th century
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Wayman on the right. Courtesy Art Kimball.
Active in
  • Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, United States

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).