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Aboriginal Student Services

Kelly Anne Butler, Ph.D. candidate (ABD) (University of Saskatchewan) 

Student Affairs Officer – Aboriginal Affairs

Office: AS278
Phone:  (709) 639-4606


Kelly joined Grenfell Campus in June 2015.  In her role with Student Services, she is responsible for a variety of duties, primarily providing support to self-identified Aboriginal students at Grenfell Campus and educating the student body concerning the richness of Aboriginal cultures at Grenfell Campus and the surrounding area.  She is also tasked with assisting with the indigenization of the campus and liaising with local Aboriginal communities and the St. John's campus.

In addition to her role here at Grenfell, she is actively engaged with her own local Mi'kmaw community, working on committees such as the Bay St. George Mi'kmaq Cultural Revival Committee which plans and executes the Bay St. George Powwow in Flat Bay each July.

Research Interests

  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas
  • Hegemony and counter-hegemony
  • Religious syncretism​

Student Services

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS278
Phone: (709) 637-6232