We Are All Treaty People

Peace Akintade

Peace Akintade is an African Canadian Poet, Public Speaker, and Thespian residing in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. She is currently Saskatchewan Youth Poet Laureate, and co-coordinator of Write Out Loud, a Saskatoon-based Youth Poetry Community. 

She is a former member of the Youth Advisory Council for the Tim Horton Children Foundation, and currently she is part of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner Speaker's Bureau as well as being an active member of the Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation Inc [TAYFFI] as a Youth spokesperson.

For a year, Peace Akintade was involved with the OTC Youth in Service and the OTC Youth Speakers Bureau where they learned about Indigenous history, and participated in activities towards reconciliation in Saskatchewan.

She wishes to help people understand the impact of colonialism, sharing her experiences growing up in Kuwait, Nigeria, and Canada, and relearning her culture in the face of colonization.