For other uses, see Lakota.

Glakota was a planet, an inhabited world located in the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrant. The planet was inhabited by a non-Human civilization. (TOS - Starfleet Academy novel: The Edge)


Glakota was one those worlds were a Starfleet officer reaching out to shake hands could start an interstellar incident. This was covered at Starfleet Academy in the Interspecies Protocol class. On Glakota, an outstretched hand was an invitation to a private rendezvous.

In the Kelvin timeline, Freshman cadet Nyota Uhura learned about this fact when she participated in the class in 2255. She confused it briefly with Narudian IV, where an outstretched hand was a declaration of war. (TOS - Starfleet Academy novel: The Edge)

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