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In [[June]] [[2164]], ''[[Rigelian genders|Velom]]'' [[Ganaiar]] of [[Beta Rigel III]] listed [[Jonathan Archer]]'s abandonment among the "crimes" covered up by the Federation. ({{n|ENT|sub=Rise of the Federation|Tower of Babel}})
 
In [[June]] [[2164]], ''[[Rigelian genders|Velom]]'' [[Ganaiar]] of [[Beta Rigel III]] listed [[Jonathan Archer]]'s abandonment among the "crimes" covered up by the Federation. ({{n|ENT|sub=Rise of the Federation|Tower of Babel}})
   
By [[2236]], the Valakian population had declined while the Menk became dominant. They soon became part of the [[United Federation of Planets]] when they discovered warp-drive.
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By [[2236]], the Valakian population had declined while the Menk became dominant. Upon discovering warp-drive, Valakis became part of the [[United Federation of Planets]].
   
 
By [[2378]], there were only 730,000 Valakians left on Valakis, now called "Menk", compared to 2.8 million Menk. ({{r|ST|Star Charts}})
 
By [[2378]], there were only 730,000 Valakians left on Valakis, now called "Menk", compared to 2.8 million Menk. ({{r|ST|Star Charts}})

Revision as of 22:43, April 17, 2014

The Valakians were one of two humanoid species native to the planet Valakis, the other being the Menk. The Valakians were an endangered species. Their nation, the Commonwealth of Menk and Valakis, became a member of the United Federation of Planets in 2236. (ENT episode: "Dear Doctor", ST reference: Star Charts)

History

In the 22nd century, they were suffering from a genetic disease which became a planet-wide epidemic. The available data predicted their extinction by the 24th century. Several space shuttles were launched to search for warp-capable species which would assist them. The Valakians made first contact with the Ferengi and the M'klexa, neither of which would solve their medical crisis.

Sometime between September and October 2151, a space shuttle was discovered by the United Earth starship Enterprise (NX-01), who offered their assistance. However, when Doctor Phlox discovered that the Menk, the Valakians' evolutionary counterparts, were evolving, Enterprise left hoping that the Valakians would develop a cure on their own so as not to interfere with the two species' natural evolution. (ENT episode: "Dear Doctor")

In June 2164, Velom Ganaiar of Beta Rigel III listed Jonathan Archer's abandonment among the "crimes" covered up by the Federation. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: Tower of Babel)

By 2236, the Valakian population had declined while the Menk became dominant. Upon discovering warp-drive, Valakis became part of the United Federation of Planets.

By 2378, there were only 730,000 Valakians left on Valakis, now called "Menk", compared to 2.8 million Menk. (ST reference: Star Charts)

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