Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

Caption: PRX default StationAccount image
  • 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

Caption: PRX default Series image
12 Pieces

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

Series image
15 Pieces

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
8 Pieces

Interviews from attendees of our Native Film Festival 2018

Caption: PRX default Series image
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.

Caption: PRX default Series image
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.

Series image
4 Pieces

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
1 Piece

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
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.

Caption: PRX default Series image
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.

Caption: PRX default Series image
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

Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 10:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Harold aka Dayshun, shares how he felt about not being 'traditional' when he was younger. He left the reservation, got his education and returned ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Henry shares his history of becoming a Master of Ceremonies for pow wows, interpretor of invocations, spiritual advisor and singing 'Old' songs of ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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 ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 13:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 16:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 12:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:45
  • Purchases: 1