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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25 Pieces

Pow Wow the Dance, provides insight into the dances and regalia worn by dancers participating in today's pow wow gatherings.

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25 Pieces

Pow Wow the Songs, explores pow wow songs and thier cultural significance

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11 Pieces

A series on the strange occurrences that have been witnessed or have happened on the Bois Forte Reservation.

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144 Pieces

Donald Chosa shares Anishinaabemowin with Word of the Day.

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0 Pieces

This project is will feature a weekly production that shares the experiences and activities of our younger community members in and around the village of Nett Lake.


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 ...

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  • 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