He is an assistant professor of transcultural studies at Michigan State University, where he holds appointments in American Indian Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies and Latin American Studies. An Indigenous studies scholar, Miner has published articles in Aztlán, Third Text, CR: The New Centennial Review, contributed numerous encyclopedia entries, written for Indigenous and Latina/o community newspapers.
As an artist, Miner has exhibited widely, including the Institute of American Indian Arts, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, National Museum of Mexican Art, Native American Rights Fund, La Galería de la Raza, Nokomis Center and countless alternative and university galleries, community centers, union halls, and anarchist bookstores. His working-class comics are included in Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation (New Press, 2009) and Wobblies: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World. In 2005, as part of the centennial celebrations of the founding of the IWW, Miner’s two-person exhibition with Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl traveled throughout North America and the world. In 2010, he was awarded an Artist Leadership fellowship from the National Museum of the American Indian. From this award, he created the exhibition Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes). In 2010 and 2011, Miner had 9 solo exhibitions, including Urban Shaman Gallery and various university galleries.
- McPhee and Reuland, 309
- Buhle and Schulman, 6, 106, 212
- Buhle, Paul and Nicole Schulman. Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World. Verso, 2005. ISBN 978-1-84467-525-8.
- McPhee, Josh and Erik Reuland. Realizing the Impossible: Art Against Authority. Oakland: AK Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-904859-32-1.