Co-operative Republic of Wendatia
Co-operative Republic of Wendatia
Motto: "For freedom we take a stand"
Anthem: Hymm of the Wendatian Republic
|Official languages||English, Spanish, Wendatian|
|Ethnic groups||87.5% Wendatian|
(only counts citizens living in territory)
|Government||Unitary Semi-presidential Republic|
|Independence from the United States|
• Huronese Republic declared
|29 July 2020|
• Co-operative Republic of Wendatia declared
|8 February 2021|
|22 (includes citizens living abroad)|
|Currency||Wendatian Sol (de jure)|
United States Dollar (de facto)
|Time zone||Eastern Standard Time (EST)|
|Internet TLD||.wd (proposed)|
The Co-operative Republic of Wendatia, formerly known as the Republic of Wendatia is a micronation located in southern Oakland and northern Macomb counties, within the Metro Detroit area. It is completely surrounded by the United States, except for a border it shares with the Praderan Republic. It's capital is Avienta, however the largest city is Quatrio. Wendatian territories date back to 2017-2018, however was never really active until mid-2020. The current heads of state & government are Jonas Rhymer and Leon Montan.
The official name comes from the Wendat people, a Native American people group that had settled in the area before European explorers, and with the suffix "-ia", it could translate to "Land of Wendat". Alternative spellings of Wendat include "Wyandot" and "Wyandotte".
Micronations Before Wendatia
In the 2017-2018 range, Jonas Rhymer created Acnaiva, sharing the same name as his former NationStates account. It was fairly inactive, without much effort put into it. It was silently dissolved around mid 2018.
Huronese Republic (Old)
During late 2019 and early 2020, Jonas Rhymer, TYWUURM, and a few other members of a discord server known as "The Chaos School" made an inside joke known as the "Huronese Republic". It was originally a political simulation, however it never really took off, and went defunct around April of 2020.
After Jonas Rhymer watched a video about MicroCon 2019, Wendatia was founded on July 27th, 2020, as the Huronese Republic, with the reason being “Cuz i have nothing to do at 5 am.” It was declared on a discord server known as the "Diarchy of Mapping", in their politics channel. The claims originally expanded the entire thumb of Michigan, however actual judicial control was limited to Jonas Rhymer’s backyard. The first president's name is unknown, but they are referred to as "TYWUURM", as it is their discord username. The presidents during the time it was called the Huronese Republic were TYWUURM, Andre Carnerio, Leon Montan, and Jonas Rhymer.
Transition to Wendatia
On 9 September 2020, the nation's name was changed to Wendat, and the disputed claims were receded. Eventually, a few days later, the country was renamed "Wendatia", due to confusion with Wegmat. Jonas Rhymer officially ratified the Constitution of Wendatia on September 30th, 2020. Wendatia officially recognized Artsakh as independent on 28 September 2020. On 5 October 2020, Jamez became a supreme judge. On 10 October 2020, Wendatia became an observer state of the Cupertino Alliance, which was later revoked.
The state of Pradera was admitted to the Republic on 21 October 2020. On the 1st of November, the government was reorganized. This replaced the role of Prime Minister with Deputy President, which had the role of assisting the president and running the Congressional House. (Now National Assembly) On 7 November 2020, the first congressional elections began. This period is notable for the government's relative inactivity.
Wendatia hosted their first elections in over 2 months on 28 November 2020, with the Wendatian Workers Party in the lead. This resulted in Hunt P. and Paris Wright being elected to the Congressional House. On 1 December 2020, the first deputy elections occurred, with Leah Telford replacing TYWUURM as deputy president. This also saw a spike in activity in Wendatia. On 12 December 2020, the Ministry of Motorways (Now Ministry of Transportation) was established.
A new constitution was completed and voted in on 8 February 2021, renaming the country to the Co-operative Republic of Wendatia. As a result, new elections were hosted, with the Democratic Party of Wendatia winning the majority of seats within the National Assembly. North Pradera eventually became independent on 26 March 2021, as the Praderan Republic. Within Late May to Early June of 2021, the first Presidential Election in Wendatia since September of 2020, resulting in Jonas Rhymer being re-elected. During the election, the decline of ¡Democracia! - People's Front, the former ruling party had begun, as the popularity of the Green Party of Wendatia had grown.
Politics and government
Wendatia is a Semi-presidential system, in which the President holds the executive head, and is head of state. The Deputy President acts as the legislative head and is head of government. A multi-party system is currently present within the state, with ¡Democracia! - People's Front being the dominant party within the country.
Law and order
The High Courts of Wendatia is the official court of the nation. Citizens may take legal/criminal cases to the court. If the highest court is reached, the Supreme Judge decides on said case. New laws are voted on and passed by the National Assembly, which is led by the Deputy President. The Carabineros are the de-jure police force in the country.
Political Parties and Elections
|Party||Logo||Party Leader||Membership||Ideology||Position||National Assembly||Governors|
|Parties Represented in the National Assembly|
|¡Democracia! - People's Front||DPF||Jonas Rhymer||3||Big tent Leftism||Center left-Left|
|Green Party of Wendatia||GPW||Leon Montan||4||Eco-socialism, Green politics||Left-Far left|
|National Centrist Party Wendatia||NCP||Ezri Ambriz||1||w:Centrism||Center-Center right|
|National Front||NF||Andrew Perdomo||1||w:Conservatism||Center right-Far right|
|Wendatian Workers Party||WWP||Hunt Powell||2||Trade unionism, Workers rights||Center|
|Parties Not Represented in Government|
|Syncretic Green Libertarians||SGL||John Lakes||1||Syncretic politics, Green Libertarianism, Nationalism, w:Populism||Center right|
The Co-operative Republic of Wendatia has an open policy to diplomatic relations. It has official relations with 5 mironations, Infor,al relations with 4, and 1 embassy within the country.
- Commonwealth of Naveria
- Free Socialist State of Paloma
- West River Confederation
- Socialist Federal Union of Ponderosa Hills
- Kingdom of Northwood-Oregon
- Empire of Huai Siao
- Unified Royal States of Australis
- Empire of Aenopia
The Co-operative Republic of Wendatia unilaterally recognizes the following nations:
- All 193 UN member states and observers (Excluding the People's Republic of China)
- Taiwan (Republic of China)
- Western Sahara
- Artsakh 
- Coordination Council (Belarus)
- Empire of Austenasia
- State of Sandus
- Commonwealth of New Virginia
Embassies in Wendatia
The following nations have only embassies in Wendatia:
Former Foreign relations
The Co-operative Republic of Wendatia had relations with the following nations:
Wendatia is divided up into 3 states. Each state holds the same amount of power, and are run directly by governors. States are below government laws, and cannot override any laws set by the National Assembly.
|25 December 2020|
|12 September 2020|
|12 September 2020|
|South Pradera||Pradera City||4||Governor
|16 October 2020|
Wendatia's culture is very similar to those of Michigan and Ontario (Specifically Detroit and Windsor), with some Latin American influence. Egg Noodles are a common food in the country, and a common sport during the winter is Snowboarding.
|1 January||New Year's Day||Secular||Celebrated as the beginning of the new year.|
|20th December||Christmas||Secular||In Wendatia, Christmas is considered a secular holiday with no religious meaning.|
|March/April (Dates change)||Easter||Secular||Only celebrated in Avienta, Arroyo, and Pantanal, not in South Pradera|
|29 July||Republic Day||Secular||Celebrating the independence of Wendatia|
Most of the population is Atheist, and Wendatia has no official religion, nor state religion. However, there is a sizeable christian minority in Arroyo, along with a Unitarian Universalist one in South Pradera
Noticaswendatia is the main news & media corporation in Wendatia, responsible for most of the country's news and media. It was created after the Wendatian People's Gazette was archived and went defunct. It is state-owned, and lead by President Jonas Rhymer. Noticeswendatia mainly reports on news within Wendatia, but will also report international news.
Largest Cities in Wendatia
|1||Quatrio||State of Arroyo||8|
|2||Avienta||State of Avienta||6|
|3||Puerto Claria||State of Pantanal||4|
|4||Tasluut||State of Avienta||1|
There are 6 roads in Wendatia, referred to as "Motorways", "Corridors" OR "Roads".
List of Roads registered by the Ministry of Transportation
- Avienta Motorway 1
- Avienta Corridor
- TYWUURM Road
- Shedia Corridor
- Pradera Motorway 1
- Pradera Motorway 2
Wenrail is a State-owned railway company. It is managed by the Ministry of Motorways. Currently, a route is being planned in the capital city of Avienta. As of 3 February 2021, it remains a paper company, meaning it legally exists, but does not operate.
Avienta used to be a swampland, however now it is a semi-forested area with suburban houses. Avienta is home to typical suburban animals, such as Squirrels, and various birds, including the American Robin. Rabbits are also common, and very rarely Deer will go through Avienta. However, Deer are more common in Pantanal and Arroyo. Rabbits are also occasionally spotted in Avienta
Pantanal is a marshy area, with a coast on the Salt River and Nuevo Eleusis Bay, it is heavily important for the Wendatian Coast Guard. The salt river is dotted with docks along with it, which eventually leads to Lake St. Clair. Pantanal is also home to lots of wildlife, such as the Mute Swan, the Canada goose, and the national animal, the Great Blue Heron. Deer, Rabbits and Red-Winged Blackbirds are also present in Pantanal. Plants include the bulrush, aka Cattail, Phragmites Australis, aka Common Reed (Which is considered an "Invasive Weed" in Pantanal), and several types of trees, including the Willow Tree, which can be spotted near the ghost town of Vista Eleusis.
AeroWendatia is the flag carrier of Wendatia. It's fleet is currently only made up of a model Boeing 747SP.
- President Jonas Rhymer announces official recognition of Artsakh, Jonas Rhymer. Retrieved 15 November 2020 1:50 AM EST.
- Wendatia recognizes Coordination Council as legitimate government of Belarus, Jonas Rhymer. Retrieved 15 November 2020 1:52 AM EST.
- Mutual Recognition Treaty between the Great States of O'Duighan and the Republic of Wendatia, Jonas Rhymer. Retrieved 19 November 2020 11:22 AM EST.