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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3 Pieces

A compilation of various contest winners throughout the history of KBFT.

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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.


Latest Pieces

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John shares his knowledge of songs used during the pow wow and his experience as an MC or Master of Ceremonies during the pow wow. John tells abou...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Ken tells how he was introduced to the Midi Lodge when he was very young and is helping to bring what he knows back to the people. Ken shares some...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Opie started singing on the drum when he was young and since then has sang with many popular drum groups throughout Indian Country. Being a drum l...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Pete has been singing for many years since he was a young boy. He recalls when he first started singing, he didn't know what an 'inter tribal' son...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 23:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Harvey Goodsky. Jr, Algin Goodsky, Brian Stillday and Devon Stillday share their experiences growing up singing and dancing around the drum groups ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Ricky talks about his role as a Spiritual Advisor during pow wows. Bii Maa Dii Zii Win 'living a good life' is a strong influencer in how Ricky st...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Sarah is a hand drum singer and got her start as a singer because of a canceled workshop and the replacement presenter shared their hand drum exper...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Shane is the drum keeper for the Drift traditional drum, which is a type of drum that does not travel off the reservation unless for a specific eve...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:09
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Terry lives in Vermilion and is a member of the Lake Vermilion Singers. Terry is one of the drum group's song makers. Terry has been a singer on ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 09:51
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Virgil is a member of the Souix Nation and shares his knowledge of the drum and songs which are a big part of his life. Virgil shares the story ab...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:12
  • Purchases: 1