Malo on the Reef


Malo Bomai (the octopus) is the creator of the Torres Strait.His spirit lives on and around the reefs of the Torres Strait. Erub Island was the last island to trade human skulls in the 1930s. One human skull could be traded for a dugout canoe. The sharks hunt through the reefs and are an important part of the ecology of the reef.

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60 × 87 cm | Acrylic on canvas | Cat. no: 319-18

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