“Throughout my life, I’ve been faced with many challenges and obstacles. The way to overcome is to educate yourself and then never give up.”
Ron is the founder, president, and executive producer of Prairie Dog Film and Television. He has received awards for many of his productions, including Blackstone, Mixed Blessings, Consequences, and various television specials. Blackstone has become one of the most watched programs on APTN, garnering 75 award nominations and winning 26. He has also traveled and spoken internationally at conferences and universities. Ron will often donate series and episodes to libraries across the country to add to class curriculums. Ron is a member of the Aboriginal Filmmakers Program at the National Film Board, and invests his time and energy in training Indigenous people on the sets of his shows to introduce them to the industry.