Uncolonized is a short documentary film about a Native family who decided never to enroll their two daughters in the public school system, choosing instead to homeschool them from birth. Chris is Potawatomi and Chasity is Navajo. Their daughters Nathaney and Mimicah, ages 11 and 7 at the time of filming, carry both of their parents’ lineages in their blood, but also in their way of being. The film takes a critical look at the historical experiences of native children inside o...f the US public education system and brings clarity to the decision of this family to keep their daughters out of the public school system, and therefore keep them UNCOLONIZED.
Comunicación Combativa is an autonomous media cooperative whose members have been producing community-based media, articles, and documentary films about community struggle against neoliberalism, militarism, and white supremacy. They began organizing their productions under the name Comunicación.
This film screening is presented in partnership with the Scripps College Humanities Institute and the 5C Global Indigenous Studies Reading Group.