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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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.

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24 Pieces

Lost River is a radio project about the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and their rich heritage, a production of the Nett Lake radio project and is brought to you by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.

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33 Pieces

Local and regional artist showcase their work and performances.

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14 Pieces

Native Fest

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6 Pieces

This Native Fest Art Series shares the interviews provided by the artists that shared their talents and background with the community of Nett Lake, Minnesota.

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7 Pieces

This Native Fest Art Series shares the interviews provided by the artists that shared their talents and background with the community of Nett Lake, Minnesota.

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13 Pieces

This Native Fest Music Series interviews the musicians that came to the Nett Lake Community for the public to enjoy their live performances.

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18 Pieces

This Native Fest Music Series interviews the musicians that came to the Nett Lake Community for the public to enjoy their live performances.

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12 Pieces

This Native Fest Writer Series will share the interviews with the writers that shared their talents during live community events.

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15 Pieces

This Native Fest Writing Series will share the interviews with the writers that shared their talents during live community events.


Latest Pieces

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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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  • 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
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Zach is from the Bad River Reservation and shares his knowledge of the Buck and Doe dance. The Swan dance is a dance about how the seasons change ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
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Protective of people close to him

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: :46
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He loves his brothers and basketball.

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  • Length: :53
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He likes to make people laugh.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: :48
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She enjoys her good imagination.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:03
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He loves to play and be healthy.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: :53
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Mary is thankful for the teachings of her grandparents and how they rarely knew hunger for the gathering skills they acquired from their teachings....

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
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Lester in the first grade, did not know a word of english and never wore shoes but moccasins. Lester shares the racial tension between the local O...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 10:18