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Arandis, a Risian female in 2373
Status: Active (2374)
Planet of origin: Risa
Location: Alpha Quadrant
Affiliation: United Federation of Planets
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A Risian male in 2151
For the tapestry-producing group, please see Risean.
"All that is ours is yours."
– A common Risian saying, 2373 ("Let He Who Is Without Sin...")

The Risians (occasionally Risans) were a humanoid race from the planet Risa. The Risan language was not spoken by many non-Risians, as most visitors did not bother to learn it. Risians were extremely close to Humans in appearance, but did have a small mark on their forehead as well as a different internal biology, which rendered Human treatment at Risian hospitals difficult during the 2150s.

The "Festival of the Moon", or Lohlunat, was a very popular celebration among the Risian people, celebrated at the Suraya Bay. (ENT: "Two Days and Two Nights") The mysterious sexual practice of jamaharon was considered extremely pleasant – wanting it was indicated with a statue called Horga'hn, which became a symbol of the culture on the planet.

A Risian woman was present at Morn's memorial in 2374. (DS9: "Who Mourns for Morn?")


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Another named Risian, Freebus, was part of a deleted scene of the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Two Days and Two Nights".


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