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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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

The Boarding Schools of early America is a sad story of the U.S. Government's attempts to assimilate the American Indian inhabiting this land before them, into the mainstream society. The coin phrase of the first Boarding School program was to 'kill the Indian, save the child'. This series about the Lake Vermilion Boarding School: Stories of survival and resilience was produced by the Nett Lake Radio Project and made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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24 Pieces

Lost River is a radio project about the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and their rich heritage, a production of the Nett Lake radio project and is brought to you by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.

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33 Pieces

Local and regional artist showcase their work and performances.

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14 Pieces

Native Fest

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6 Pieces

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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7 Pieces

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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13 Pieces

This Native Fest Music Series interviews the musicians that came to the Nett Lake Community for the public to enjoy their live performances.

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18 Pieces

This Native Fest Music Series interviews the musicians that came to the Nett Lake Community for the public to enjoy their live performances.

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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.


Latest Pieces

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Elder Dayshun Goodsky talks of some of the past people from Nett Lake, MN.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 03:55
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Country music singer, Tracy Bone shares her story as a Native Woman/performer.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 05:10
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Michael Lyons is a musician, author and puppeteer using his talents to spread knowledge and understanding of Ojibwe language and culture through hi...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 03:44
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Keith Secola talks Music Festival and performs at the High School in Cook MN for a KBFT Native Music Festival.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 03:19
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Bois Forte Band Ojibwe Author, Linda LeGarde Grover shares her stories of the Lake Vermilion Boarding School.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 05:11
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Luhme and Samsoche Sampson talk about Native Hoop Dancing as a performance art for KBFT's Native Art Fest.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 04:54
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Wayne Valliere talks about the importance of the Native Cradle Board to Native Peoples.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 05:17
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Native Comedian Ron Kanutski is a very funny guy!

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 04:51
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Native Comedians Marc Yaffee and Jon Roberts discuss writing comedy

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 07:50
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Native Author, Marcie Rendon visits the Virginia Public Library and the Nett Lake Community during KBFT's Native Writing Festival.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 04:58