• Artwork:Hand Made Boomerang
  • Artist:Shane Gala Forrester
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Hand Made Boomerangby Shane Gala Forrester

This hand crafted hunting boomerang has been made out of Mulga wood from Central Australia. These boomerang are used when the Aboriginal men are hunting for larger game, such as emus and kangaroos. The boomerang flies at high speed, knocking or killing an animals instantly. Boomerangs can also be used as hand held weapons, or as musical instruments.

  • Artist:Shane Gala Forrester
  • Title:Hand Made Boomerang
  • ID:SF12035211
  • Medium:Mulga Wood
  • Size:81 cm
  • Region:Alice Springs, Central Australia


Shane Gala Forrester is a local Aboriginal man from Central Australia. Shane specialises in crafting hand made implements such as tools or weapons, which includes many types of Boomerangs, Spears, Coolamon's and Digging sticks.

Shane has in depth knowledge about his Aboriginal heritage and enjoys passing on that knowledge on ceremony, creation stories, mythology and story telling.

He is very talented didgeridoo player and traditional dancer. Shane has made exclusively for Central Art a small collection of clap sticks and other weapons made from Mulga wood.

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