Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Biography
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an indigenous environmental activist, hip-hop artist, and youth director of Earth Guardians, a worldwide conservation organization.
He is one of the 21 plaintiffs involved in the Juliana vs United States case, suing the federal government for failing to act on climate change. Also, he is one of the seven plaintiffs involved in the Martinez vs Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission lawsuit, whose aim is the same as that of Juliana v. United States but on a state level.
He is the youth director of Earth Guardians, a Colorado non-profit environmental organization committed to protecting the water, air, earth, and atmosphere, and has organized and spoken at more than 100 rallies, actions, demonstrations, and events around the globe on issues directly destroying ecosystem and endangering communities.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Age
How old is Martinez? He is 23 years old as of 2023. Martinez was born on May 9, 2000, in the United States.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Family
His father’s name is Siri Martinez and his mother’s name is Tamara Roske. His mother is the Executive Director of Earth Guardians, a worldwide organization of conservation-minded children and young adults. He has two younger siblings, a sister called Tonantzin and a brother called Itzcuauhtli.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Children
Martinez has no children.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Height
His height is 6 ft 3.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Salary
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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Net Worth
Martinez is estimated to be $3 million-$5 million dollars
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Ted Talk
He has given TED talks, as a teenager, and he was invited to speak before the United Nations on environmental policy.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Book
He wrote the book We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet – 2017.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Songs
From his Album called We Rise – We Rise – The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet (Unabridged), there are the following songs just to mention a few;
- Break Free
- One Day
- Indigenous Roots – We are all Indigenous to the Earth
- Eyes On Me
- I Stand
- Boombox Warfare
- Sage Up
- Blu Ink
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Tour
- Tuesday, April 02 – The Depot
Salt Lake City, Ut
- Thursday, April 04 – The Observatory North Park
San Diego, CA
- Friday, April 05 – Brooklyn Bowl
- Saturday, April 06 – The Observatory
Santa Ana, CA
- Sunday, May 26 – California Roots Music & Arts
- Friday, July 19 – Nothern Nights Music Festival
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Climate Change
In 2015, Martinez and 21 other youths filed a lawsuit against the US Federal government, Juliana et al. The plaintiffs also included parties from the fossil fuel industry as defendants in the lawsuit but said parties were removed as defendants during pre-trial proceedings.
The lawsuit was launched while Obama was still in office, but in 2017 the plaintiffs substituted Trump’s name for that of the former president. In 2018, he and 13 other youths filed another lawsuit, this time against the state government of Washington.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Quotes
- “We felt as though we had a responsibility to do something about it. So, we did.”
- “At the least, we should leave flowers, at the least we should leave songs.”