Bvlbancha Public Access

Bvlbancha Public Access is a media channel based in Bulbancha (New Orleans), Louisiana created by Ida Aronson, Jeffery U. Darensbourg, and Hali Dardar. We collect stories, facilitate art, and produce events. Here are the three projects we are currently working on:

Collect oral histories of the Gulf South Indigenous experience

Encourage artists to listen to Indigenous stories and create art


Produce public events for everyone to celebrate Indigenous culture

Seeking photographers for paid gig!

We have money

You have a camera

We are Indigenous

You are too

We need people to take portraits of people who we have interviewed

You need to be willing to do a portrait photography session in one of these places: Bulbancha, Lake Charles, Nachitoches, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Slidell, Lafayette

We need a link to your portfolio sent to bvlbanchapublicaccess@gmail.com by August 12 if you are interested

You can read more about the Unrecognized Stories project that you would be contributing to