Native Fest 2015

Series produced by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

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Local and regional artist showcase their work and performances.

Native Fest 2015, will feature Native American Writing, Performance, Artistic Cooking & History events that will provide exposure for the Artist to showcase their works and for local and regional public to enjoy.


33 Pieces

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This is a continuation of Anton's presentation of revitalizing the Ojibwe langauge and culture. Anton mentions how a place can matter in culture. ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:27
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Karen Drift brought a couple of dishes for the event 'Nanaboozhoo Café'. She made wild rice meatballs, mini frybread, wildrice and blueberry desse...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:21
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Maurice Champaign provides an interview with Toni Nichols. Maurice is an elder living on the Bois Forte Reservation. Maurice tells a little about...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Wesley May is an emerging artist sharing his thoughts about beginning the journey of being an artist and what he gains from sharing his work and ex...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Toni Nichols interviews a visiting artist, Wesley May, a visual artist. Wesley has been painting for nearly 20 years and his thought that life is ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
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Keith Secola introduces Shane Drift who shares his second script he wrote. This script is based on stories told to him from events in the community.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:16
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Keith Secola is very positive about the Writer's event held in Nett Lake, Mn. Keith shares the background of one of his songs with the participant...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:44
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Sean Sherman a.k.a 'The Sioux Chef' held a cooking presentation at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Center. Sean feels it is important to focus on...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Dorothea Kletschka is interviewed by Anthony Nichols. Dorothea was a cook for the event 'Nanaboozhoo Café.' Dorothea prepared Corn Meal mush and ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:54
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Malita Spears brought Salmon and blueberry salad to the 'Nanaboozhoo Café.' Malita had some younger helpers in making her dish. It is this part o...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Iris Ann Isham, brought to the event 'Nanaboozhoo Café' four (4) dishes. Spring wildrice casserole, hominy, sweet potatoe casserole, macaroni and ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:19
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Millie's story's are of the Fantasy genre and writes a column in the Bois Forte News, 'Minutes with Millie'. Mille reads from her ebook 'Nii ganii...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:40
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Maurice Champaign shares this song about the 'Michigan Fighter'. The background story of this song was about 3 brothers that lived in the area of ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Maurice provides musical entertainment at the Writer's Event held in Nett Lake, Mn. Maurice shares this song that was the first he learned.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Maurice Chosa Champaign sings this song that tells the story about his grandmother and one of her daughters.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
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Maurice is a song writer of the Americana genre whose topics include his dog sledding experiences. This song is about the character of the strong ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Maurice sings a song about his dogsledding experience.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
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Kim was an invited writer to an evening event held in Nett lake, to share her history and some of her poems. She begins with the poem 'Family Tree'.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:22
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Kim shares her poem 'Minomin Iikagiizis'. The interviewer, Toni shares his reaction to listening to her recite this powerful poem. Kim's second p...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
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Kim's second poem has a lot of native history, with allusions to the Trail of Tears and other campaigns. The main concept that 'We the Native Peop...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1