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Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed and Editor-Reviewed)

Smiles, Deondre, 2021.  “Erasing Indigenous History, Then and Now”. Origins 15(1).

Smiles, Deondre, 2021. “‘Shoals of ‘unsettlement’; A review of The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies by Tiffany Lethabo King”. Society+Space.

Smiles, Deondre, 2021. “Guest editorial: George Floyd, Minneapolis and Spaces of Hope and Liberation.” Dialogues in Human Geography 11(2).

Smiles, Deondre, 2020. “The Settler Logics of (Outer) Space.” Society+Space.

Arceño, M.A., D. Smiles, K. Yotebieng, T. Velez, J.P. Wilson, E. Bailey, A. Mazumdar, K. McSweeney. 2020. “(Too) great expectations? On fieldwork, guidelines, and ethics in Human Geography.” Agitate! Blog.

Smiles, Deondre, 2019.  “Listening to Native Radio.” International Journal of Listening 33(3), 142-147,

Smiles, Deondre, 2018. “’…to the grave…’-Autopsy, settler structures and indigenous counter-conduct.” Geoforum (91): 141-150.

Book/Report Chapters

Smiles, Deondre, 2020. “Ethical and Respectful Engagement between Medical Examiners/Coroners
and Indigenous Families and Communities.” In MMIWG2 & MMIP Organizing Toolkit. Sovereign Bodies Institute. Link to Report

Tham, Jason Chow Kit, and Deondre Smiles, 2019. “Rhetorical Augmentation: Public Play, Place and Persuasion in Pokémon Go.” In The Pokémon Go Phenomenon: Essays on Public Play in Contested Spaces, edited by Andrew Kulak, Jamie Henthorn, Kristopher Purzycki and Stephanie Vie. Jefferson, North Carolina: MacFarland & Company, Inc.

Book Reviews

Smiles, Deondre, 2021. Repatriation and Erasing the Past by Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer. Transmotion 7 (1): 221-228.

Smiles, Deondre, 2020. Standing Up To Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud by Renya K. Ramirez. Great Plains Quarterly. https//

Smiles, Deondre, 2019. Seven Myths of Native American History by Paul Jentz. American Indian Quarterly 43 (4): 477-480.

Smiles, Deondre, 2018. In Divided Unity: Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River by Theresa McCarthy. American Indian Culture and Research Journal 41(3): 151-153.

Media Articles

Smiles, Deondre, 2020. “The 2020 U.S. Census and Indigenous peoples.” OSU Department of Geography blog (blog).

Smiles, Deondre, 2020. “Respectful Engagement During Fieldwork.” OSU Department of Geography blog (blog).

Smiles, Deondre, 2017. “In response: From one millennial to another: Lose your privilege.” Duluth News Tribune, October 14. Op-ed. URL:

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