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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12 Pieces

This Native Fest Writer Series will share the interviews with the writers that shared their talents during live community events.

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15 Pieces

This Native Fest Writing Series will share the interviews with the writers that shared their talents during live community events.

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8 Pieces

Interviews from attendees of our Native Film Festival 2018

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5 Pieces

The Festival through using traditional foods used by local cooks in and around the Nett Lake community, provided an environment of sharing, camaraderie and good eating in a positive venue.

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1 Piece

KBFT 89.9FM Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio's Native Music Fest features musicians from Indian country performing here at Nett Lake, MN. Narrated by Allison Herrera.

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4 Pieces

This series contains talks on sobriety, aim, Strongville, MN Treaties, water and spirituality

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Native Writing Fest Series will share the interviews with the writers that shared their talents during live community events in 2021.

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23 Pieces

Nett Vets is a series about Bois Forte Veterans and was produced by the Nett Lake Radio Project and made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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16 Pieces

The goal of this project is to create historical discussion and provide a look into Minnesota Outdoor Heritage from a Bois Forte perspective.

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9 Pieces

KBFT Outdoor Series features stories of the wilderness from harvesting food, hunting, and survival skills from the Bois Forte Band Of Ojibwe in Minnesota.


Latest Pieces

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Bernice has different dresses in the style of 'Jingle Dress' and wears different dresses for different purposes. Dancing to her is a strong, healt...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:44
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BillieJo has been Jingle Dress dancing since she was a young teenager and was taught about the healing nature and power of the Jingle Dress. Billi...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
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Chaz is a Men's Traditional dancer and shares how he came to choose the colors of his regalia. He likes to make his own pieces of his regalia and ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Curt is a member of the Onieda Nation and is a dancer of the 'Mens Traditional' style. Curt describes his regalia as contemporary and is made out ...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald is a Mens Traditional dancer. Donald describes the differences in activities and similarities between a general and competition pow wow. O...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 03:11
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Donald shares some information about the floral designs you might find in a Ojibwe style of regalia. He mentions about the different styles and de...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
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Donald shares some more information about the differences between a competition and a general pow wow. In a general pow wow, you might see a dance...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:38
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Donald provides some of the procedures required to obtain Eagle feathers through the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. Donald shares that some of the...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 03:15
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Donald talks about how feathers are sacred and considered animate beings. He describes a special ceremony that is used if an eagle feather, from a...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:13
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Donald talks about different dance styles. He mentions the Snake dance that was done during the fall pow wow but is not sure where this dance orig...

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