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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Ken shares the old days back when they used to have Chiefs that led the people in the community. Ken shares how they used to use sticks with colore...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:21
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Ken believes that people using their powers for selfish reasons is abuse and results in the loss of those personal powers. Ken used to go to Canada...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:27
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Linda recalls wild rice season when she was about 7 and 8 years old and the many visitors from all over coming in to rice. The people used to leave...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:31
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Linda remembers how significant country music was in the native american community in her youth. Linda and family used to go camping to pick berrie...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
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Linda talks about the curvy dirt road into town and how her uncles used to work for the county to help maintain those roads. Linda was born in a ho...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:20
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Ron was born and raised in the Nett Lake village. He grew up with the Strong boys, cutting wood, hauling water for the families.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:46
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Ron and his cousins would like to wait for the ricers to come off the lake and see if they had left over sandwiches. The selling of berries bought ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:45
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Ron remembers there used to be a carnival during the spring pow wow celebration. The carnival had a ferris wheel, swing rides etc. He shares the im...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:38
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Aki is Ashley's son and his regalia came from a vision that Ashley's aunt had told her about. Ashley, after 3 sewing machines broke, ended up sewi...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
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Bean Spears is a dancer in the style of 'Men's Traditional'. He made his own outfit and was told that the outfits or regalia that dancers wear are...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:46