Dylan Robinson

Dylan Robinson

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts

Dylan Robinson is a xwélméxw artist and writer of Stó:lō/Skwah descent, and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts at Queen’s University. His current work focuses on artistic practices of reconnection between Indigenous songs and members of communities who were prohibited by law to sing them as part of the Indian Act from 1882‒1951. Robinson’s publications include the co-edited volumes Music and Modernity Among Indigenous Peoples of North America (2018) and Arts of Engagement: Taking Aesthetic Action in and Beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2016). His monograph, Hungry Listening, was published 2020 with Minnesota University Press.