Sarah Lewis

Sarah (she/her) is an Anishnaabe Kwe (Ojibwe/Cree) spoken word artist, activist, musician, community organizer and mother from Curve Lake First Nation, Ontario, Canada. She was appointed as Peterborough’s inaugural Poet Laureate in 2021 and has been featured on CBC Arts, Global News, and stages across the world.

Sarah utilizes poetry as an act of resistance. Giving voice to the resurgence of Indigenous communities and how Indigenous people are reclaiming their identities, culture, strength, and sovereignty. 

She encourages other aspiring poets to speak their truth, and to envision and work towards a decolonial society where sexism, the patriarchy, capitalism and racism do not exist.