Alfredo Figueroa

NAME: Alfredo Acosta Figueroa

AGE 79

HOMETOWN: Blythe, California

VOCATION: Environmental and social justice activist, folksinger and author

HE SAYS: “People have been looking for the gold of Montezuma for hundreds of years. But people don’t understand that the gold is not metal. It is our knowledge – where we come from and what we are doing here.”