Talking Tastebuds with Xiye Bastida: The Indigenous Immigrant Leading The Youth Climate Movement
Xiye Bastida is an 18-year-old climate justice activist, originally from Mexico and now living in New York City where she is a senior in High School.
Xiye has been a leading voice for indigenous and immigrant visibility in climate activism. Xiye is a member of the indigenous Mexican Otomi-Toltec nation and she has witnessed the impacts of climate change first hand, when her hometown in Mexico experienced prolonged drought followed by widespread flooding.
She is one of the major organisers for youth climate movement Fridays Future New York City, she is on the administration committee of the People's Climate Movement and she’s a member of Sunrise Movement and Extinction Rebellion.
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