Tiger was born Seqouyah Tiger Moon and grew up on her rezervation in Oklahoma until she was 9 years old. Her mother then moved them to Chicago where she spent many years on the south side. Those formative years would shape Tiger for the rest of her life. Tiger began studying acting at a young age and has been writing poetry since she was 7 years old. Tiger continued her education at Columbia College where she studied film directing and received her BFA. Later she went on to study cultural anthropology at SIU and film at the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Tiger fronted the band "Lyric" for 6 years while she took ballet and Jazz classes. Both endeavors allowed for her to travel and perform on many stages with amazing artists.She received several grants to teach and write. In 2011, Tiger moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in the entertainment industry.