This event featured three local bands from the Iron Range area of Northern Minnesota.
Rich Mattson and the North Stars. This show the band members included Rich Mattson (vocals and guitar), Germaine Gemberling (vocals and acoustic guitar), Kyle Westrick (bass), but the band has many more members. www.richmattsonmusic.com/
Brothers Burn Mountain: Ryan & Jesse Dermody. www.thebrothersburnmountain.com/
Christopher David Hanson Band: Christopher David Hanson (Guitar, Vocals) Josh Palmi (Bass Guitar, Vocals) Brent Saari (Organ, Piano, Vocals)\Jim Pietila (Drums, Vocals) www.christopherdavidhanson.com/
KBFT 89.9FM Bois Forte Tribal Radio and the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund present an evening of motivational speaking, uplifting poetry, and R&B/Hip Hop music with Wrytten, Honey, with DJ Rawskillz.
This FREE event took place at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Center in Nett Lake, MN on Tuesday, November 20th at 5pm.
KBFT 89.9FM Bois Forte Tribal Radio and the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund present an evening with Bill Miller.
Bill Miller is an award-winning Native American recording artist, performer, songwriter, activist, painter, and world-class native flute player. Over the entirety, Miller has produced over a dozen albums, received three GRAMMY® Awards, numerous Native American Music Awards & Association (NAMA) awards.
For more information about Bill Miller visit www.billmiller.co
KBFT 89.9FM Bois Forte Tribal Radio and the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund present moccasin making with Sarah Agaton Howes.
Sarah Agaton Howes is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and community organizer from Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. She is widely known for her moccasin, beadwork, and regalia classes connecting the community through art. As an Inspired Natives collaborator, Sarah brings together the Ojibwe timeless tradition with contemporary design to make heirloom usable art.
For more information about Sarah Agaton Howes visit www.houseofhowes.com
Bois Forte Ogema Anishinabeg. This project will explore Leaders, within the Tribal Government, both past and present as well as the spiritual leaders.
Exploring Bois Forte Tribal leaders back to it’s recorded past of chiefs that resided on the Bois Forte reservation. Research will be partnered with the Bois Forte
A History of Nett Lake. This series attempts to revive and discuss parts of Nett Lake history that is no longer visible, might have been forgotten, or where little is known.
KBFT will produce weekly segments that will cover the topic of Pow Wows that will feature the music and songs. The shows will provide historical and traditional background significance of a “Pow Wow” and the integral role of the Drums themselves. In addition, the program will introduce The Head Staff, and teach listeners the basic agendas involved in such gatherings.