PIBBA Presentation and Conversation - Jan. 27

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Hafa Adai! PIBBA International proudly announces that the 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference will be held June 25-29, 2018 in the beautiful island of Saipan, CNMI. We hope to see you there!

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Sponsored by: Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International and CNMI Chapter
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The PIBBA Conference is an annual event in which Western Pacific educators are provided with opportunities for professional growth and cultural enrichment. This year's conference offers a wonderful selection of traditional, innovative, and practical workshops, presented by creative and imaginative educators and cultural leaders from the Pacific islands.





Please visit the PIBBA website later for more updates.


SI YU'OS MA'ASE'!

Snapshots of last year's 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Pohnpei


Snapshots of last year's 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Pohnpei

PIBBA 2013 Conference

Click on the video below to view the 32nd Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Guam on PhotoPeach

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Friday, 28 June 2013

PIBBA Guam Members Continue Planning for 32nd Annual International PIBBA Conference


Pictured L-R (sitting):  Rosa Salas Palomo, PIBBA Guam Chapter President; Dr. Gregorio Tainatongo; and Carmen Weaver.  Back row L-R:  Dawn Maka, PIBBA Guam Treasurer; Rufina Mendiola; Mye Ganan-Flores; Bobbie Manibusan; Liz Langas; Lois Taitano Gumataotao; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, PIBBA Webmaster; and Dr. Ye-Kyoung Kim-Palomo.

YMLG Ladies Auxiliary Donates to PIBBA

The YMLG Ladies Auxiliary donated $500 on June 29, 2013 to support the 32nd Annual International Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference, which will be hosted in Guam on July 21-24, 2013.  Pictured L-R (seated): Dawn Maka, PIBBA Guam Chapter Treasurer; Rosa Salas Palomo, PIBBA Guam Chapter President; Sera Taitano, YMLG auxiliary President; and Lou Benavente, YMLG auxiliary member.  Back row (L-R):  Dr. Ye-Kyoung Kim-Palomo; Liz Langas; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, PIBBA Webmaster; Carmen Weaver; Rufina Mendiola; Lois Taitano Gumataotao; Margaret Palomo, YMLG auxiliary member; Bobbie Manibusan; Nori Flores, YMLG auxiliary member; Dr. Gregorio Tainatongo; Tina Pablo, YMLG auxiliary Treasurer; and Mye Ganan-Flores.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

PIBBA DRAG Fundraiser - June 22


The PIBBA, Guam Chapter is sponsoring a fundraiser at the Guam Raceway Park in Yigo on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The proceeds of the DRAG 4 Cultures and Languages fundraiser will go towards the expenses of the 32nd Annual Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association International Conference to be held on July 21-24, 2013 on Guam for educators, particularly indigenous and heritage language educators in the region. The entrance fee is $5 per car and $2 for each spectator. Walkers are $2. Racers pay $2 per race or $10 for unlimited number of races. Gates open 7 p.m., and racing starts at 8:30 p.m. Refreshments will also be sold. Please come and help us raise funds and have a lot of fun! Si Yu’os ma’√•se’!

Friday, 7 June 2013

PIBBA Guam Chairs Hard at Work!


Pictured front row L-R:   Bobbie Manibusan; Dawn Maka; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, PIBBA Webmaster; Severina Atalig; Ewy Taitano; and Rufina Mendiola.  Back row L-R:  Peter Onedera, PIBBA International President; Carmen Weaver; Liz Reyes, PIBBA Guam Historian; Dr. Ye-Kyoung Kim-Palomo; and Rosa Salas Palomo, PIBBA Guam Chapter President.

Monday, 3 June 2013

DRAG Park Racing Fundraiser Snapshots


PIBBA Guam Chapter volunteers pose for the camera.  They are all set and ready to start collecting the gate fees.  Pictured L-R:  Bobbie Manibusan; Dr. Arlene C.S. Diaz, PIBBA Guam Chapter President-Elect; Mye Ganan-Flores; Rosa Salas Palomo, PIBBA Guam Chapter President; Dr. Greg Tainatongo; Dr. Jose Q. Cruz, PIBBA International Historian; and Severina Atalig.

Vendors at work!
The two Tonis enjoy a Saturday in the Park!
Rufina advertises hot dogs for sale!
Severina and Rufina end the night with an amazing drag race!


INTRODUCING THE PIBBA FASHION MODELS...

Creative use of fabric for PIBBA 2013 - Fashion  Pose #1
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The night is almost done

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