The filming of NATIVE The Prodigies of an Icon isn’t just about bison, it’s about the lifestyles of the people who dedicate their lives to raising them and majestic landscape this Keystone Species helped create. The following screenshots where taken during “spring” tagging of bison calves with Lawrence Ference and his daughter Lisa Ference from Corner Creek Farms (Elk Point Alberta Canada) and Allen Oszust from Raging Bison Ranch (Glendon Alberta Canada).
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Cyrus Bison Ranch in Bonnyville Alberta Canada
Filming on Cyrus Bison Ranches Bonnyville Alberta Canada. NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon isn’t just about the bison, it’s a story about the people raising and supporting the bison. Enjoy some shots of life on the farm in Canada! Those bison wool gloves, neck gators, beanies (or toque) are partially made right here in Alberta Canada. Check out how they separate the bison down wool from the bison hair.
Filming crew includes Josh Dillard with DCM Films
Alberta Bison Ranch outside Elk Point Canada
It goes without saying, bison ranchers love their bison! Filming NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon with Lawrence Ference with Corner Creek Farms in Elk Point, Alberta Canada. With DCM Films
Lamont / Chipman Alberta Canada
Filming in Lamont / Chipman Alberta Canada area for NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon with Dr. Nathaniel Ostashewski and DCM Films.
Bison of Yellowstone in Winter
Bison are known for their survivorship of the last ice age. While we may not be living in an ice age today, one can observe the amazing abilities of bison to sift through deep snow and withstand freezing temperatures in national parks across the Northwest.
The Eastern Bison Association has signed up as a bronze sponsor for the NATIVE film project.
The Eastern Bison Association has signed up as a bronze sponsor for the NATIVE film project. NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon is a feature documentary film project following North America’s most iconic mammal, the American Bison (aka Buffalo). Featuring ranchers, indigenous people, and conservationists across North America, the documentary aims to highlight the history of Bison, the regenerative significance Bison has on our ecology, and the industry and people that have made it’s comeback both possible and sustainable.
The Eastern Bison Association is dedicated to addressing the needs of the eastern bison producer through education, research, and the marketing of bison and bison products.
The Eastern Bison Association, through its code of ethics, promotes the integrity and honesty of the bison producer to provide outstanding quality bison products for the consumer.