(Third) Kaika Confederacy
Sakatu Keika सकातु केइक​ (Kitonese); Confédération kaique (French)
Motto: Kune Negara Sukasama (Kahiwan)
"May this please the city"
Anthem: Seu Hweorgo
"The Bhrigu Anthem"
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Capital KSN Injafuyaha
Largest city Kota Shri Ashuyin Kajekurun
Official languages Kitonese
Recognised regional languages Hikuwan, Hwakahan, Kahiwan, Nakauhin, Saihan, Chukahai, Sakan, Chinese, Malay (all unrecognized officially)
Demonym Kitonese
Government Federal presidential republic or elective monarchy
• Lord of the Federation (Sakatupati)
Elias VI, Pijai Tekungau
• Head of the Council of Rulers (Patipurogawa)
Iseiyaho XVI Hwakahanas
Legislature Parliament (Chakroha​)
Defence Council of the Confederacy (Rahsaperisat Sekatus)
House of Representatives (Niyogiha)
Establishment 1935
• Instrument of Federation
June 17, 1935
• Annexation of Rajola
August 3, 1973
Population
• Estimate
27,437,000 (2020 census)
Currency Kitonese Ruyan (KRY)
Drives on the right
Calling code +401
Internet TLD .kc

Kiton (Kitonese: Kithana; French: Kiton), officially the Kaika Confederacy (Sakatu Keika; Confederation kahique), is a sovereign island country consisting of 39 federal entities ( nagara), federal territory (Rajanagara), and the capital, Kota Sri Nakanejra, which is the seat of the federal government.

History

Kitonese prehistoric mythology

It is agreed by historians that the Keika peoples originated from a migration of Yayoi-Jomon people from Japan from 2300 BCE to 500 CE.

The early Keikas maintained a strict cultural separation between themselves and the inland natives. They lived in the rainforests deep within the island and on the mountains. They were perceived differently in different times: they were seen as the kaburai, the guardian spirits of the mountains (taka) and forests (hyoawa); later they would be known as the wanasurasas, the asuras of the forests (this view was prevalent in the Indic age), and finally the blessasas (cf. Skrt. mlecchasas, non-Aryans), which they were known as until 1999. The Keikas had a very deep respect for mountains and regarded them as the abode of the divine. The early Kaikas struggled to adapt to the tropical climate, let alone the dense malarial rainforests, used to a sedentary lifestyle of rice cultivation rather than hunter gathering. Like their Yayoi-period cousins, they were also very spiritiual. The idea of sacredness (iyusi), or the separation of ritually pure objects and sacred spaces, has been a core concept in the Kaika consciousness carried over. Their migration lasted until the 5th century CE, at the beginning of the centralization of Yamato power in the Japanese islands. Their homeland was around present-day Alava, where they maintained a distinction between themselves and the blessasas


Indic age


When Indians began to arrive in Kiton from the 7th century BCE, Indian religion, rituals and statecraft were brought to the island. The Japonic clans began to slowly come together to form kingdoms modeled after Indian regimes, and repurposed their shaman class into a priestly-royal caste. The blessasas formed Indic kingdoms as well, such as Kutaiya-no-nagara (Kutai state). The most dominant kingdom on the island was that of the Hwakahan clan, which spread along the Kitonese north coast. The kingdom existed alongside smaller clan kingdoms, such as the Kahiwa-no-sumikuru (Kahiwan clan kingdom), Maha Nakura-ne-pikoakuru (Maha Nakura cadet clan kingdom) Kaika kingdoms and Kutaiya-ne-nagara. Most of them vied for control of Mt Hiyo (Taka ke Yuyu, "the holy mountain"), the sacred mountain in Alava. The contention and recognition of Mt Hiyo became a primitive marker for the proto-Kaika identity. The peoples who adopted Hinduism began to self-identify as Aryans (Aryanas) as well.

Introduction of Christianity

In present-day Kerala, India, St. Thomas Syriac Christianity was growing and had spread into Hwakaha, and King Nukayomosikihiri-nyo-mikoto was baptized in 655 CE. In 661, the Hwakaha king Sasanokohowarman-no-mikoto gained control of Mt Hiyo, erected the trikekara (triple crucifix) at the peak of the mountain, signifying that the sacred mountain of the Kaikas now belonged to Takatuha, the High God, god of the Christians and Hwakahanas. This did not sit well with the other Hindu-animist Kaikas, who saw this as an act of aggression on their holy mountain.

Early Christian Era

In 731, King Jayahun of the Hwakahans commissioned a translation of the Christian texts into Sanskrit. The books of the Old Testament were effectively repurposed as propaganda against the Gentiles, appropriated as the blessasas, Hindus and animists. By this time, Christianity had become absorbed into the state apparatus as the dominant religion in Hwakaha and was in communion with the Assyrian Church of the East. Under his reign, the church ceased to be in communion with the Assyrian Church of the East and used Sanskrit as the new liturgical language. The new Hwakahan church was manipulated by the secular ruler. King Jayahun banned the Acts of the Apostles and Epistles from public use as it was deemed to promote pacifism and was against state interests. In fleeing religious persecution, large numbers of civilian Christians fled across the island. This was the peak of Christian presence on the Kitonese island, when local kings began to take advantage of the situation and tolerate Christianity. These non-Hwakahan polities offered protection and religious freedom to the Christians persecuted by the Hwakahan state.

Saihan Confederacy

By the 11th century, the Saihan Confederacy had emerged in the west. It was known as Sakatu (cf. Malay sekutu, "association") and was an confederation of clans who claimed descent from Sehi-no-mikoto. The people of this state were the first to refer to themselves as Kaikas, but the term Saihan was used as an endonym. It began to take over the place of the Hwakahans as the pre-eminent Christian power on the island. It is regarded as the first Kaika Confederacy. The Kitonese federal regalia, Rama-ka-dhanur-hiubi ("Divine Bow of Ram"), Taka-mukata Nagara ("High Crown of the State") and Tulasikiru-no-tasi ("Tulasi-harvesting Sword") were adopted from the Saihan state. Toawakakahuanehieta, known as King Hayada-no-pikua, or Raja-no-Hayada, established peace between three Christian subclans and established the first primitive version of the House of Peers with the elders of these subclans. Each subclan retained their own chief who dictated matters within his domain. All members of the tribal councils decided on federal affairs as well as foreign relations in the sumiangi (Royal council). The ruler was voted by elections among the chiefly families, later the members of the sumiangi.

Sakanese Crown

The Sakans were a splinter tribe from the Hwakahan. They practiced Hinduism and lived in the kingdom of Rajola. They were the dominant power on the Kitonese island from the 16th century CE till the 20th century. They were the first to claim the name Kiton, or country of the Keikas, for themselves. They captured Alawa, the Kaika homeland which contained Mt Hiyo. Upon the conquest of Alava, the Sakanese king Britahan I gave himself and his heirs the title of King of Rajola and Alava (Alawasayaulayaor Rajabikrama), Lord of the Kaikas (Kipati) and Possessor of the Sumeru Mountain (Sumeruman).

Colonial expansion

At the height of colonialist expansion, the British and Dutch had colonized the nearby territories in modern-day Hesperonesia. While Alava-Rajola was annexed by the British in 1733, the other Keika kingdoms became wary of the Western powers, they formed a military alliance which was known as the (Second) Kaika Confederacy in 1737. It was a trend for the kings of the confederacy sent their princes and children of the nobility to France to study attain Western education and sought to place themselves on equal footing culturally with Britain and the Netherlands. The Kaika Confederacy was thus largely independent throughout its history. It would "sell off" member states to these powers and seek to disrupt foreign governance through guerrilla warfare sent by other states. Oftentimes, infrastructure in subjugated states would be destroyed by gunpowder bombings. The high chieftain of the Confederacy, the Lord of the Federation, and his government would often shift locations, making it difficult to destroy. This state of affairs would carry on until World War II.

World War II

In 1933, World War II had broken out in Europe. Federal Kiton had been warming up to Japan, who it saw as a distant cousin civilization and ally against the Allies, which included British Rajola-Alava.

In 1931, General Ashuyin Kajekurun, a member of the Kahiwan nobility, became Lord of the Federation. He centralized command of the various local armed forces and to consolidate federal power. In 1935, he declared the Third Kaika Confederacy by promulgating the Sakatunari (Instrument of Federation). The confederacy was under a centralized government for the first time in history, although local government was left largely autonomous. The federal government entered a formal alliance with Japan in 1937, by which time the British were planning to destroy the Confederacy. By 1941, Japan had taken over Rajola-Alava.

Languages

Kitonese

A reconstructed dialect of Vedic Sanskrit imported during the Indic Age, the language known as Kithanaweidika ("Vedic speech of the land of Ki") was esteemed throughout Kiton when it became the court language of the Sakan kingdom. The Instrument of Federation designated the language as the national language of Kiton and renamed it Kitonese. Kitonese is spoken in professional situations, such as in the office; in federal media, in education and between unacquainted people. However, it is not a home language, as native languages tend to be spoken among family and friends, and its use has been on the decline since the 1990s in favour in Fuyaha Kitonese.

Fuyahan

Fuyahan, otherwise known as Fuyaha Kitonese (Kitonese of the Capital), is a koine language used in Kiton. It originated in KSN, where the population is extremely diverse with large numbers of Kaikas of different linguistic groups forming a standard dialect of communication.

Political divisions

The Kaika Confederacy is consists of federal entities, namely the states (janapadasas) and the federal state (Rajanegara).

States

States (nagara) the entities of the Kaika Confederacy which are represented in the Senate and granted federal immediacy (rajatikari). Nagara is translated as "authority, autonomous governance" and refers to any entity whose domain encompasses a certain area. These are theoretically not subject to any power below the federal government. Each state is classified in to one of seven mandalasas, or subethnicities. Certain states are monarchical entities or princely states. States which are single cities are mostly monarchical entities and are granted the honours of Kota Sri (KS). These are member states of the Second Confederacy and have not been absorbed by other states, due to the contract the monarch of the city had with the federal government. Certain city-states are republics as well (Kalkiyin).

States of the Kaika Confederacy
Government Mandala Name Capital
Republic Sakan Sayaula Arjunanagari
Republic Sakan Alava Mikhayilpuri
Princely city Hwakahan KS Sola-Hwakaha Sola
Republic Hwakahan Shiki Naka Shikamaha
Princely state Hwakahan Inhwa Fokafong
Princely state Kahiwan Katong Tika Katunghapuri
Princely state Chukahan Katong Tohwo Mahalahsamon
Republic Saihan Chaulchei Naritakiri
Princely state Saihan Arunaha and Narayo Kakarafong
Princely city Nakauhin KS Kashiap KS Kashiap
Republic Nakauhin Kalkiyin Kalkiyin
Princely state Kahiwan Kha Lohi Kuman Matha
Republic Hwakahan Fukahwakaha Fukahikitakaho
...

Federal territory of the Confederacy

The federal territory of the Confederacy (rajanagara), officially Kota Shri Nakanejra & the Territory governed by the Kaika Confederacy (Kota Shri Nakanejra & Sakatumatarahsetrasa) is directly held by the federal government under the Federal Territory Agency which is in charge of relations between the federal government and the autonomous tribal polities. According to the Instrument of Confederacy, states are not allowed to add land to their territory without the consent of Parliament, a stipulation to prevent conflict on territorial grounds between states. When the Kitonese government annexes land, it is provisionally governed as a federal territory and directly administered by the Confederacy until such a time as determined by a congressional committee that the territory is ready to be granted statehood or be fit to be divided between states. Tribal areas (jatifumaya) are subsumed within the Federal Territory, under whose authority tribal chiefs sit and are protected from other states. The federal territory of the Confederacy comprises about 65% of the land, but only 28% of the population, with a large urban population in Kota Sri Nakanejra. The tribal inhabitants within federal land and outside the capital are Kitonese citizens and are obligated to pay land and per capita tax (duhis), but not income tax as long as they reside and conduct rural work within tribal land as established by Tadahei v Rajaduhirmatari (F/45), plaintiff Kumbudo Tadahei Duso.

Federal Territory of Alava and Rajola (1941 - 1944)

At the end of the Kithanic War in 1938, the Confederacy annexed all Sakanese territory and administered it as a provisional federal territory with its capital at Fonggadewa, the old Sakan capital. The northeastern Saihan states were eager to keep Alava-Rajola as a federal territory indefinitely. Giving their traditional enemies statehood would give them considerable power in Parliament and also hinder maritime trade along the Injakulari River, the mouth of which the British and Sakans had held since the 18th century. They argued that the Sakanese territories, holding a large portion of the Kitonese northern coast, would be better off under federal control and the profits of coastal maritime trade along the Sakanese coast be used to fund the federal government. The other states intended for the Sakanese to receive statehood as a Kaika state on equal footing with other Kitonese citizens. The result was a compromise, with the Capital Act (NN) 1944 commissioning a new city at the mouth of the Injakulari. The federal capital, Kota Sri Nakanejra and the legislative, judiciary and executive were all moved there by 1946. Parliament also abolished the RNAS, which was succeded by the federal territories of Seyaula, Alawa and Chanakyahan, and the state of Solan-Hwakahan. Solan-Hwakahan was granted statehood on account of its significant Hwakahan majority. 

1944 - 1961

The territory of Alava-Rajola was split into the federal territories of Alawa, Bijayakaraehan, Seyaula and the island territory of Chanakyakei. Bijayakaraehan was located in northern Seyaula.

Politics

The Kaika Confederacy is a sui generis system of government, unique in the world. Whether or not it is a monarchy has been long debated. The head of state is the Sekatupati, translated variously as "President" or "Lord of the Federation" in different contexts, and is an elected office, though it performs the role of a monarchy. The President is not only the highest executive office, but also technically the suzerain over all the indigenous rulers, or fupataya (hereditory governors) and oversees the indigenous Kaika nobility. He is therefore elevated to the status of a non-hereditory life noble. No republican revolution occured in Kiton, and the Confederacy was formed by a union of pre-federal kingdoms, now the princely states. Therefore the monarchies were not abolished but were absorbed into the new federal system, and the indigenous noble classes have been allowed to remain but is today highly institutionalized and regulated by the federal government.

There is no written constitution at the federal level, and the Sakatunapan (lit., federation-making instrument), the founding document of the Confederacy, which was signed in 1935, and interpretations and editions thereof, is used to derive all federal authority, alongside Acts of Parliament as well as presidential executive orders. Lawful power within the country is shared between the Sakatupati and the individual state legislatures, as stated in the Sakatunapan.

The country is governed by a bicameral parliament, known as Chakroha (Assemblage of the Realm) which comprises the Rajasansahwa (Senate) and Niyogiha (House of Representatives). The Chakrorahsaparisat (Defense Council of the Realm) is the core of the Senate, and is a vestige of pre-1935 government.

The President

According to the Instrument of Confederacy, the President shall inherit the lands of the Duke of Keikinekohori and thus is a noble. The President is endowed with wide ranging ceremonial and executive powers. He is elected by the Senate and approved by the Defence Council of the Federation.

The current President is Dabin VI (Atuhahitaissawanni Duso).

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