Ida Aronson

Artistic Bulbancha Residencies
Type of work
Multidisciplinary Artist

Ida Aronson (they/them) is an activist, theatre maker, herbalism student, cultural apprentice, and active member of the United Houma Nation. Their activism is informed by their multiple identities and first found form in the theatre, where they have worked to produce diverse, queer, and/or ‘radical’ theatrical productions for over 15 years. Ida is a cofounder of Bvlbancha Collective, founder of the short-lived Yakani Ekelanna Community Garden, and is currently involved with organizations including the Houma Language Project, Okla Hina Ikhish Holo, Power Shift Network, and Network of Ensemble Theaters. They have given talks and sat on panels at Tulane University, Linguistic Society of America, Neighborhood Story Project, Tunica-Biloxi Intertribal Basketry Summit, Northwest Indian Language Institute, and more. Ida lives in the Yakani Tcetu region (Houma area) with their partner and animals.

Photo by Fernando Lopez