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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93 Pieces

Anishinaabe Word of The Day 2021 with Karen Drift

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214 Pieces

Karen Drift speaks many words and phrases in Anishinaabe and English.

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100+ words in English translated to Anishinaabemowin.

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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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8 Pieces

This is an hour long broadcast of Bois Forte elder Karen Drift sharing her knowledge of the Anishinaabe language and culture.

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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.


Latest Pieces

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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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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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  • Length: 11:45
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Pete has been singing for many years since he was a young boy. He recalls when he first started singing, he didn't know what an 'inter tribal' son...

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  • Length: 23:45
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Harvey Goodsky. Jr, Algin Goodsky, Brian Stillday and Devon Stillday share their experiences growing up singing and dancing around the drum groups ...

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Ricky talks about his role as a Spiritual Advisor during pow wows. Bii Maa Dii Zii Win 'living a good life' is a strong influencer in how Ricky st...

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Sarah is a hand drum singer and got her start as a singer because of a canceled workshop and the replacement presenter shared their hand drum exper...

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  • Length: 15:49
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Shane is the drum keeper for the Drift traditional drum, which is a type of drum that does not travel off the reservation unless for a specific eve...

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  • Length: 15:09
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Terry lives in Vermilion and is a member of the Lake Vermilion Singers. Terry is one of the drum group's song makers. Terry has been a singer on ...

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Virgil is a member of the Souix Nation and shares his knowledge of the drum and songs which are a big part of his life. Virgil shares the story ab...

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Zach is from the Bad River Reservation and shares his knowledge of the Buck and Doe dance. The Swan dance is a dance about how the seasons change ...

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