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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Anishinaabe Storytelling event features stories and knowledge told my guests that are traditionally told during the winter time.

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109 Pieces

Anishinaabe Word of The Day 2021 with Karen Drift

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Grand Portage Ojibwe Billy Blackwell has ties and shares language dialect and stories of Nett Lake MN. Background music provided by the Native American Rock Band from Nett Lake, War Bonnet.

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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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KBFT 89.9 FM Bois Forte Tribal Radio and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund present: Bois Forte 90 Bois Forte Ojibwe History in 90 seconds.

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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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8 Pieces

Bois Forte Veterans Series is a special Veterans Day series featuring the Anishinaabe Men and Women who served in the United States Military from the Bois Forte Band Of Chippewa in northern Minnesota.


Latest Pieces


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Harold, the last living member of his immediate family recalls how as a young boy an elder medicine man came to visit him in the hospital. The old ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Harold, shares how he got his first pipe and who gave it to him. Harold recalls his mother screaming at a snake on the dirt floor of the log cabin ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Harold shares about his younger male relatives, their struggles and accomplishments. Harold feels a lot has changed in the reservation community fr...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Kay grew up in Montana and did not learn of her 'Indian'ness' until she was much older. Kay was 27 when she first came to an 'Indian Reservation' a...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:40
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Kay shares more about her father and his practice in the local pow wows. Kay doesn't feel that she is a 'traditional indian' but the quarter of Ind...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:39
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Gary shares how people used to hunt for ducks across the lake and watching them come home in their canoes. Gary shares the memory of damage caused ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
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Gary as a young person always had something to do. Hunting and sharing his game with elders was a common and valued thing with him.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:57
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Ken remembers life was pretty tough when he was growing up but he was happy. Ken helping Elders is still an important thing in his life today.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
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Ken recalls Ira White, the indian agent that lived in the community and let Ken watch tv when he was young. Ken remembers going on 3 and 4 day camp...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 10:11