Cat Criger is an Aboriginal Elder, Traditional Teacher and Mentor from the First Nations People. He is Cayuga (Guyohkohnyoh), Turtle Clan of the Six Nations Haudenosaunee or People of the Longhouse.
Cat has worked as a Traditional Teacher and Healer for more than 20 years. He was taught in the old way, working for many years with the guidance of an Aniishnawbe Elder (Zaawawagaabo) and other First Nations Elders, and was taught to help all people to 'walk in a good way' though life.
Cat has worked as an Elder with numerous government and Aboriginal agencies in Ontario and Canada. Presently he holds the position of Traditional Elder for UTM, UTSC, UT Faculty of Law, UT Med Sciences, and the Indigenous Education Network at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He is also one of the standing Elders for the Council for Aboriginal Initiatives for the UofT, Elder with the Peel Aboriginal Network.