Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

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  • Call Letters: KBFT
  • Frequency: 89.9 FM
  • Networks: AMPERS

Our call sign is going to be KBFT and you all can tune into our programming at 89.9 MHz on the FM dial. KBFT is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to broadcast at 1000 Watts (1kW) with our antenna located atop the Nett Lake water tower in the village of Nett Lake, MN. Our studios are located in the Nett Lake School campus building. KBFT is owned and operated by the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa.

Series

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9 Pieces

Anishinabe storytelling, a program that conveys teachings of the Anishinabe culture as told in the oral tradition of the people of the Bois Forte communities.

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182 Pieces

Karen Drift shares Anishinabemoen with the Word of the Day.

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451 Pieces

Bois Forte Band members share Anishinabemoen with Words and Phrases of the Day.

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419 Pieces

Harvey Thompson shares Anishinabemoen with Words and Phrases of the Day.

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13 Pieces

Bois Forte Ogema Anishinabeg. This project will explore Leaders, within the Tribal Government, both past and present as well as the spiritual leaders.

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55 Pieces

Cultural Crossings is a project that highlights the voices of Nett Lake youth.

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18 Pieces

KBFT interviewed some elders in the community to share some recollections of their lives on the reservation and how things have changed over the years.

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11 Pieces

This project will feature a look at native apparel through research and reproduction of authentic regalia of the Anishinabe Nation.

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16 Pieces

Historical window, a program that lets you experience the past and treasure the history of the Bois Fort Band of Chippewa through the voices of our elders.

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16 Pieces

The Boarding Schools of early America is a sad story of the U.S. Government's attempts to assimilate the American Indian inhabiting this land before them, into the mainstream society. The coin phrase of the first Boarding School program was to 'kill the Indian, save the child'. This series about the Lake Vermilion Boarding School: Stories of survival and resilience was produced by the Nett Lake Radio Project and made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Latest Pieces

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Char Lewis shares her life stories and the wisdom she has accumulated over the years. Topics include hunting and traditional native american ways.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 05:24
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Char Lewis gives a speech about her walk through life and how she came to be what she is now.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 07:35
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Roxanne Delille shares her life experiences and spirituality.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:57
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Johnathan is a film maker from Red Lake, MN.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:14
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An interview with film maker Johnathan Thunder.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
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An interview with Stan Day after he watches several shows during our Native Film Fest.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
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Karen tells her experience attending our film fest.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:28
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An interview with Heart Warrior.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 11:02
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Interview with the producers of Dodging Bullets

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 04:37
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An interview with the film makers of dodging bullets.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:31