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"Our Language & Culture are The Roots of Our Lives"

Snapshots of this year's 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Saipan, CNMI

Snapshots of this year's 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Saipan, CNMI

PIBBA 2017 Conference

PIBBA 2017 Conference Video

Click on the video below to view the 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Pohnpei

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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