Dylan AT Miner
DIRECTOR – American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – Residential College in the Arts & Humanities
Dylan AT Miner (b. 1976) is an artist, activist, and scholar. He is Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies, as well as Associate Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University. Miner sits on the board of the Michigan Indian Education Council and is a founding member of the Justseeds artist collective. He holds a PhD in Arts of the Américas from The University of New Mexico and has published extensively. In Spring 2019, he was the Denison Visiting Professor of Native American Studies at Central Michigan University. In 2010, he was awarded an Artist Leadership Fellowship from the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. Miner has published and exhibited extensively. His book Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island was published in 2014 by the University of Arizona Press. In the past few years, he has published five risograph books and booklets: an artist’s book titled Aanikoobijigan // Waawaashkeshi; a booklet on Métis and Anishinaabe beadwork; a chapbook on quillwork; a notebook for learners of the Odawa and Ojibwe language; and a poem-book titled Bakobiigwaashkwani // She Jumps into the Water. In 2017, he commenced the Bootaagaani-minis ∞ Drummond Island Land Reclamation Project and this summer gifted two other limited-edition artist-books at the Drummond Island Homecoming. In 2018, he began collaborating to print little-known graphics from the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Miner is a citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario.
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