Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is the 16 year old indigenous environmental activist and youth director of Earth Guardians, a non-profit environmental organization committed to protecting the water, air, earth, and atmosphere. He has organized many rallies, actions, demonstrations and events, giving his first speech at a climate change rally when he was six years old. His work on climate change has led him to become a youth plaintiff against the state of Colorado, and a federal plaintiff against the United States, filing law suits for not protecting the atmosphere.