- You may have also meant the Maquis, the Federation-born colonists organized against the Cardassian occupation.
Lwaxana Troi taught him verbal communication so that he could better interact with non-telepathic species as the Cairn used telepathic means as their forms of communication. She also tried to spark some romantic involvement between Maques and her daughter. Maques helped Lwaxana confront a painful memory from her past, one that was causing brain damage and killing her. (TNG: "Dark Page")