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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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.

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16 Pieces

KBFT Radio present Anishinaabemoen Series (Ojibwe Language) featuring Bemidji State University professor of Ojibwe - Dr. Anton Treuer

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2 Pieces

KBFT Bois Forte Live Community Broadcast Pow Wow Series - a "live/on air" series featuring interviews from respected leaders in the Pow Wow circle and the Bois Forte Community.

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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.

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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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1 Piece

KBFT Virtual Language Camps


Latest Pieces

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Elroy found personal healing by participating in pow wows through singing and helping. Elroy shares a teaching of caring for the drum as an 'Elder...

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  • Length: 10:23
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George shares how he learned the duties of being a Master of Ceremonies for pow wows. George has been interested in singing on the drum since he w...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:35
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Harold aka Dayshun, shares how he felt about not being 'traditional' when he was younger. He left the reservation, got his education and returned ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:27
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Henry shares his history of becoming a Master of Ceremonies for pow wows, interpretor of invocations, spiritual advisor and singing 'Old' songs of ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:48
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Jack has been singing since he was a very young man and became a teacher of traditions, values and songs. He also shares his views of non natives ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 13:34
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Jerome talks about his youth and not participating in the pow wow circle until later in life. Jerome shares wisdom about life and teachings he lea...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 16:01
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Joel has been singing on the drum for 25 years, as of 2014, with the Lake Vermilion drum group. He shares the first songs that he learned: the gra...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 12:58
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John shares his knowledge of songs used during the pow wow and his experience as an MC or Master of Ceremonies during the pow wow. John tells abou...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 09:54
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Ken tells how he was introduced to the Midi Lodge when he was very young and is helping to bring what he knows back to the people. Ken shares some...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:14
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Opie started singing on the drum when he was young and since then has sang with many popular drum groups throughout Indian Country. Being a drum l...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:45
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