Naberrie, Pooja (1)
Basic info
First appearance: Attack of the Clones (Novel)
Species: Human
Events: Naberrie Family Dinner (AOTC)
Summary
Pooja Naberrie was a human female who was the younger daughter of Sola Naberrie and Darred Janren Naberrie, the younger sister of Ryoo Naberrie, and the niece of Padme Amidala.
Similarly to her sister Ryoo, who was named after their mother's maternal grandmother, Pooja received the name of her father's maternal grandmother. As a child, she was considered to be very talkative and like many other young children, she seemed to have a new idea for what she wanted to be when she grew up every week and often spoke of being a senator, a teacher, a starfighter pilot, a tusk cat trainer, and even an astromech droid.
4-year old Pooja
It is said that she, like her sister, had a crush on Anakin Skywalker, the future husband of their aunt, when he visited and she also liked playing games with him and asked a lot of questions. In 21 BBY, Amidala had been compelled to miss Pooja's fifth birthday celebrations because of her work in the Galactic Senate. She had sent a gift to Pooja and commed her beloved niece on the day, but she still felt guilty for not being able to be there in person. Two years later, Pooja, along with the rest of the Naberrie family and thousands of other mourners, attended her aunt Padme's funeral shortly after the Clone Wars ended. In 6 BBY, Pooja was appointed representative of Naboo's sector in the Imperial Senate by Queen Kylantha, succeeding Senator Jar Jar Binks. This made her a colleague of her cousin, Leia Organa, the senator of Alderaan, and the two became good friends, completely unaware of their familial relationship. She would hold the position of senator until the Imperial Senate's dissolution in 0 BBY. During the Galactic Civil War, Pooja was a secret Rebel sympathizer, but also a great supporter of the queen. In order to ensure Senator Naberrie's security, a woman named Kima Nazith served as Pooja's bodyguard. Circa 1 ABY, Pooja Naberrie recruited RSF agents who had previously worked for Captain Typho. She first tasked them to help Major Franchels during a terrorist attack in Theed. This finally led to the RSF raid on the Mummer bunker. Naberrie also requested the RSF agents to help Hugo Eckener whose son had been kidnapped. The agents rescued Karl Eckener who was held captive in the Darkwalker Cave. Eventually, Pooja Naberrie tasked the RSF agents to assist Lieutenant Khartoor in hunting the escaped murderer Hunnos Jarkey. Around 36 ABY, Leia met with Pooja and told her about her discovery that Padme was her mother and that the two of them were first cousins. Pooja subsequently recounted to Leia her recollections of Anakin Skywalker.

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See also
Complete list
Sola Naberrie (C.NAB8)
The Official Star Wars Fact File
Sola Naberrie (C.NAB8)
C.NAB8
Tags (3)

Naberrie, Sola | Naboo | Naberrie, Ryoo

Naberrie Family Dinner (AOTC)

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