Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Bio, Age, parents, Songs, UN Speech

 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
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Height

His height is 6 ft 3.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Salary

This information is under review will update it soon.

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
  • Broken
  • Eyes On Me
  • Light
  • I Stand
  • Boombox Warfare
  • Constellations
  • Sage Up
  • Blu Ink
  • Magic

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

Las Vegas

  • Saturday, April 06 – The Observatory

Santa Ana, CA

  • Sunday, May 26 – California Roots Music & Arts

Monterey, CA

  • Friday, July 19 – Nothern Nights Music Festival

Piercy, CA

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Climate Change

In 2015Martinez and 21 other youths filed a lawsuit against the US Federal governmentJuliana et alThe 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 officebut in 2017 the plaintiffs substituted Trump’s name for that of the former presidentIn 2018he and 13 other youths filed another lawsuitthis 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.”

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