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

Caption: Anishinabe Storytelling  2015, Credit: KBFT Productions
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.

Caption: Anishinabemoen 2015
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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Donald shares his perspective about the Round Dance and a variant of that dance called the Rabbit Dance and how the men will dance differently from...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
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Donald talks about the Round Dance and the Give away Dance. During the Give a way dance, a person who receives a gift will lift this gift into the...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:21
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Donald describes the fringe on a Grass Dancers regalia and its origin. This style of dance comes from the Plains area and it is said that this sty...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:22
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Donald shares some more about the Grass dance style of dancing. The fringe that is prominent on a contemporary Grass Dancers regalia is usually ma...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:55
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Donald talks about patterns that you might see on a persons regalia and how a person may find supplies for craftwork/beadwork to make regalia items...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
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Donald shares his perspective about Dancers protocols and etiquette. Participants should not be dressed in shorts or in clothing that reveals thei...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:05
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Donald talks about certain songs that are gender specific. Donald shares that regalia should be respectful and not show too much skin, whether it ...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald continues his description of how the dancers line up for the Grand Entry. Flag Bearers, Head Veteran, Head Dancers, Royalty, etc. Donald ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:57
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Donald shares some of the responsibilities of the 'Head Dancers'. During ceremonies a Head Dancer might help an individual or sometimes dance in t...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
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Donald talks about the staff that help put on a pow wow. The MC or master of ceremonies is a big part of the pow wow. The Spiritual Adviser takes...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:43