Kat High is a Native Californian of Hupa descent. She serves as the Chair of the American Indian Scholarship Fund of Southern California, and served as the Director and Program Coordinator for the Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center for over 15 years. She is an advisor to the Satwiwa American Indian Cultural Center, The Autry National Center, and the Antelope Valley Indian Museum. Kat is a member of the California Indian Basketweavers Association, and Neshkinukat, the California Indian artists network.
Kat has been trained by traditional elders in Native American land management traditions, and is a teacher on adapting those principles to the modern world. Recent presentations include presentations on Native Land Management to the Interpretive staffs of California State Parks, Gathering as Native Plant Management to California Native Plant Society and the Sierra Club, presentations at Pitzer College, Antelope Valley Indian Museum, and CSUN. She also offers workshops on Native plant uses at the Theodore Payne Foundation, Satwiwa and home at Kidiwische Corner.