Maya Fish Trap | AlburyCity

Maya Fish Trap

These traps were woven from reeds and could even be customized to trap specific fish as well as allowing smaller fish to escape, thus preserving the species for the future. Uncle Ken (Tunny) Murray, Darren Wighton and Andom Rendell

The Artists

The Aboriginal Men’s Shed at the Albury Wodonga:
Uncle Ken (Tunny) Murray, Darren Wighton and Andom Rendell

The Aboriginal Men’s Shed / Aboriginal Health Service is a focus for Men’s health, wellbeing and culture.

The Sculpture

‘Maya’ Fish Trap Sculpture | 2014

Steel cable

This sculpture is a funnel style fish trap that was commonly used by the Wiradjuri people in this area.
These traps were woven from reeds and could even be customised to trap specific fish as well as allowing smaller fish to escape, thus preserving the species for the future.