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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KBFT Native Music Fest 2021 includes performances featuring different Native American musicians and local Minnesota musicians contracted for their live performances and in-studio interviews.

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Listen to a sample from each series from Pow Wow The Dance to Anishinaabe Word of The Day.

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1 Piece

KBFT Virtual Language Camps

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KBFT Virtual Music Fest Series is a (two part) Live Virtual Interview & Live Virtual Music Performance from the area's most top acts!

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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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13 Pieces

MN Artist Profiles - A series featuring artists and musicians 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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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.


Latest Pieces

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Multi-award winning musicians, Jeneda and Clayson Benally from the Dine’ (Navajo) Nation in Northern Arizona create a politically-charged explosive...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2024
  • Length: 05:24
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In 2016, Chaz Wagner, (Bois Forte Ojibwe) and Tony Parson (Leech Lake Ojibwe) formed the band War Bonnet. War Bonnet is a legendary Native American...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2024
  • Length: 05:41
Caption: Joseph Sutherland telling stories at The Ledgend House
Episode 1: This episode discusses the cycle of life, the connection of language to life, stories of waanaboozhoo the Anishinaabe trickster spirit b...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 52:04
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Karen talks about how to use words with different genders, and the northern lights. Also, listen to a sample of Karen Drifts' language CD!

  • Added: Mar 31, 2023
  • Length: 01:46:03
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Guest speakers Brian Stillday Jr., Nicholas Deshaw, Aileen Erler, Terry Goodsky and Perry Drift share Anishinaabe culture, language and stories.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 33:49

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 01:42:22
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An interview with Dr. Linda LeGarde Grover

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 24:20
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KBFT and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund present Baapi'idiwin - A Native Comedy Series documenting Native Humor featuring some of Boi...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 01:06:16
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KBFT and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund present a new series "Baapi'idiwin" - A Live Native Comedy Series - which explains the impor...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 48:57
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KBFT and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund present a new series "Baapi'idiwin" - A Live Native Comedy Series - which explains the impor...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 59:06