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The Bravanese people, also known as the Barawani, are a minority ethnic group in Somalia.
The population's members trace their origins to diverse groups, notably the coastal Bantu and the Eyle bushmanoid hunter-gather minorities of southern Somalia, as well as later additions such as Arab, Persian and Cushitic immigrants.
- Abdullahi, p.11.
- Ethnologue report for Somalia
- Abdullahi, Mohamed Diriye (2001). Culture and customs of Somalia. Greenwood. ISBN 978-0-313-31333-2.