Bajoran Central Archives
Welcome seekers of knowledge! We welcome all scholars of all backgrounds, simply come in peace or leave in pieces. This is Bajoran Central Archives or known to our scholars as The Great Library Of the Bajora. Inside you will find a list of Star Trek episodes, books, websites, and other material that either significantly portray an aspect of Bajoran culture and/or were used in MFI's Bajoran Cultural Center.
Those Star Trek Series not portraying Bajorans have not been included. If you know of some useful information, episode etc not listed here please contact General Trentin Anara at maquisgoddess@g....com
Star Trek Episodes
Though Star Trek: Deep Space Nine will have the most significant Bajoran information, other series have mentioned the Bajoran culture.
Sometimes in conjunction with Maquis development, funny that... *grin*.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
- Ensign Ro: After an attack on a Federation outpost, Picard is sent to locate a Bajoran terrorist, with the help of Ensign Ro Laren.
- Out of Phase: A transporter accident traps Geordi and Ensign Ro out of phase; while the others plan their funeral they must find a way to reverse the process and save the Enterprise from destruction.
- Lower Decks: Junior officers buck for promotion as one of them is assigned the dangerous task of helping a Cardassian spy.
- Preemptive Strike: Ensign Ro graduates from advanced tactical training, and is sent by Picard to lure Maquis terrorists into a trap. Guest star Richard Poe as Gul Evek. (One of the earliest episodes linking Maquis and significant Bajoran presence.)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Detailed episode information is from: Wikipedia's DS9 Episode Page
Note that all the episodes including teach something about Bajoran history, culture, or in some other way offers insight. There are a number of Dominion War episodes because they reflect cultural attitudes and historical Bajoran references. In fact the entire DS9 series is excellent as it takes place based on a Bajoran station so there are little references throughout the series. The items listed here are merely the most significant.
- Emissary, Part I: A new crew is assigned to a former Cardassian space station: Deep Space Nine. It is a joint Federation/Bajoran force, with Commander Sisko in charge, but his life is dramatically changed when he is declared the emissary to the prophets by a Bajoran priest.
- Emissary, Part II: The Bajoran wormhole, created by the Prophets, is found and a crisis with the Cardassians ensues.
- Past Prologue: A Bajoran terrorist with ties to Kira arrives on Deep Space Nine, however he is pursued by the Cardassians.
- A Man Alone: Odo is accused of the murder of a Bajoran murderer.
- Battle Lines: The spiritual leader of Bajor, Kai Opaka, travels with Sisko on a trip to the Gamma Quadrant but is stranded with him on a world where the dead are resurrected.
- Progress: Kira has to deal with a stubborn farmer who refuses to leave his home even though it is slated for destruction.
- Duet: A visiting Cardassian may in fact be a notorious war criminal, and Kira is determined to bring him down.
- In the Hands of the Prophets:Friction escalates when Vedek Winn arrives on Deep Space Nine and discovers schoolteacher Keiko O'Brien is teaching about aliens in the wormhole.
- The Homecoming: Kira rescues a Bajoran prisoner of war; meanwhile, an extremist group called the Circle begins to take control of Bajor.
- The Circle: The Circle attempts to topple the Bajoran government, but there is more to the situation than meets the eye.
- The Siege: Sisko and Li Nalas help stop Deep Space Nine from being commandeered by the Bajorans, while Kira and Dax try to put an end to the Circle.
- Cardassians: Garak investigates the identity of a Cardassian boy abandoned on Bajor, who has been brought up by Bajorans.
- Necessary Evil: When Quark is shot, Odo re-opens a five-year-old murder case. (Took place during Occupation).
- Sanctuary: Displaced humanoid farmers from the Gamma Quadrant claim Bajor as their legendary homeland, Kentanna.
- The Collaborator: A Bajoran who aided the Cardassian occupation forces wants to return home.
- Second Skin: Kira is kidnapped by Cardassians, surgically altered to look Cardassian and told she is actually an undercover Cardassian agent.
- Fascination: Lwaxana Troi pursues Odo during the Bajoran Gratitude Festival as members of the crew suddenly become infatuated with one another.
- Life Support: Bashir's ethics are put to the test as he keeps Vedek Bareil alive long enough to help Kai Winn complete negotiations for a peace treaty with Cardassia.
- Explorers: Sisko builds a replica of an ancient Bajoran space vessel, and with Jake they attempt to prove that the Bajorans developed interstellar travel before Cardassians.
- Shaakar: Kai Winn needs Kira to convince her former resistance leader, now a farmer on Bajor, to return soil reclamators needed elsewhere.
- Indiscretion: Forced to bring along Dukat on a personal mission, Kira discovers the real reason her old enemy wants to accompany her.
- Crossfire: Odo's hidden feelings for Kira surface when the visiting Bajoran First Minister begins to court her.
- Return to Grace: Dukat seeks Kira's help in regaining his rank in the Cardassian Empire.
- Accession: A famous Bajoran poet who disappeared over 200 years ago appears from the wormhole and convinces Sisko that he is the true Emissary.
- The Assignment: Keiko is possessed by an evil Pah-wraith with an agenda.
- Things Past: Sisko, Odo, Dax and Garak find themselves on Terok Nor during the Cardassian occupation of Bajor.
- Rapture: An accident causes Sisko to have prophetic visions.
- The Darkness and the Light: Someone is killing Kira's friends off and she might be next.
- Ties of Blood and Water: Tekeny Ghemor arrives on Deep Space Nine and reveals that he is dying.
- Call to Arms: Faced with the realisation that the Dominion are taking over the Alpha Quadrant, Sisko decides to mine the entrance to the wormhole.
- Favor the Bold: Learning of thousands of Dominion reinforcements gathering in the Gamma Quadrant, Sisko initiates a plan to retake Deep Space Nine and secure the wormhole before the minefield is detonated. Odo's loyalty is caught between the female Changeling and Kira.
- Sacrifice of Angels: Sisko commands the Defiant and 600 Federation ships against a Dominion/Cardassian armada to retake Deep Space Nine. Damar has Kira, Jake, and Leeta arrested.
- Resurrection: The mirror universe counterpart of Kira's dead love, Vedek Bareil, takes her hostage on Deep Space Nine as he is running from the evil Alliance of his universe.
- Waltz: Sisko meets with the former Cardassian leader Gul Dukat, now a prisoner, as he awaits a war crimes investigation.
- Wrongs Darker than Death or Night: When Dukat reveals to Kira her mother did not die when she was three, but was actually his lover, Kira goes into the past using the Bajoran Orb of Time to find the truth.
- The Reckoning: Sisko is called to Bajor when an ancient tablet addressing the Emissary is discovered.
- Tears of the Prophets: Starfleet Command begins an offensive against the Dominion, and Sisko is chosen to lead the invasion of Cardassia, but the Cardassian/Dominion Alliance has secretly reinforced their borders. Dukat returns to Cardassia with his latest murderous plot to cripple the Federation war effort.
- Image in the Sand: With the Bajoran wormhole collapsed, Sisko struggles for a way to contact the Bajoran Prophets. Kira opens a Romulan military hospital, and a new Dax appears on the scene...
- Shadows and Symbols: Sisko's quest leads him to the truth about his existence as Kira sets up a blockade against the Romulans.
- Covenant: Dukat, now a religious leader, holds Kira hostage.
- Til Death do us Part: Captured by the Breen, Ezri and Worf undergo mental torture. Sisko agonizes over his broken engagement. Disguised as a Bajoran, Dukat begins to work on converting Kai Winn to worship the evil Pah-Wraiths.
- The Changing Face of Evil: The war reaches a crucial turning point when the Dominion retakes the Chin'Toka system, the only Allied foothold in enemy space. Meanwhile, Winn learns that Dukat plans to release the Pah-Wraiths, and Damar leads a revolt against the Dominion.
- When it Rains: Sisko orders Kira to train Cardassians in resistance tactics as Damar's rebellion gains ground; meanwhile, Bashir makes a shocking discovery about the disease that is ravaging the Founders.
- Tacking into the Wind: Kira masterminds a plot to steal the Breen weapon and Worf instigates a power shift in the Klingon Empire.
- The Dogs of War: The rebellion is destroyed as Kira, Garak and Damar barely escape a Dominion ambush on Cardassia. Grand Nagus Zek tells Quark that he will be his successor.
- What You Leave Behind: Sisko leads the Federation–Klingon–Romulan alliance in the final offensive on the Cardassian homeworld. Dukat and Winn journey to the fire caves to release the Pah-Wraiths, and Damar leads his people in a revolution in an attempt to overthrow their Dominion oppressors.
Star Trek: Voyager
Star Trek Books
Canon and non-canon are welcomed, good rule of thumb is canon takes priority but in cases where there is no other info or if that's what's interesting to you, go for it.
Star Trek: The Next Generation Universe
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Universe
Star Trek: Voyager Universe
Star Trek Online Links
Source Material For the Bajoran Militia Page
- Memory Alpha's Bajoran Militia Page.
- Memory Beta's Bajoran Militia Page.
- Wikipedia's section on the Bajoran Militia.
- Memory Alpha's Bajoran Militia Ranks.
- Memory Alpha's Bajoran Militia Uniforms.
- Excellent Bajoran Militia Rank Graphics from Captain Mike! Graphics edited by Captain Mike originally from Robert B.K. Brown
- Frank G.'s website. More detail on Bajoran Militia Ranks here but has gone dark.
Source Material For the Bajoran Religion Page
Note as seen below much information was gathered from Memory Alpha or the shows themselves. The shows are listed above. Should anyone have any more or different information please sent to General Trentin Anara as soon as may be.
- Memory Alpha's main Bajoran religion page.
- MA's Prophets Page.
- MA's main Orb Page.
- MA's Orb of Prophecy Page.
- MA's Orb of Wisdom Page.
- MA's Orb of the Emissary Page.
- A Page on Prophecy.
- MA's Celestial Temple Page.
- MA's Paige about the Sirah and Orb Fragment.
- More on the Orb Fragment used by the Sirah.
- Wikipedia's Prophet Page.
- Memory Alpha's Page on Ferengi Grand Nagus Zek.