Barapa Barapa

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The Barapa Barapa people (also known as Baraba Baraba, Baraparapa, Baraparapa) is closely connected to the Wemba-Wemba and Wadi Wadi peoples. Barapa Barapa country includes Gunbower, Perricoota/Koondrook Forests and the townships of Kerang and Barham. Barapa Barapa people also have extensive shared Country with its neighbours, the Wemba-Wemba and Yorta Yorta – at Deniliquin, Kow Swamp and in Gunbower, Perrricoota/Koondrook.

The Barapa Barapa nation is part of the North-West Nations Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Group, and undertakes significant cultural heritage and Natural Resource Management work on Country.[1]

Prior to European settlement, The aboriginal inhabitants of the Deniliquin area were the Barapa Baraba people.[2]

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