Snapshots of this year's 35th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Guam

PIBBA 2013 Conference Video

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

PIBBA Condolences

The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of John Rosario of Pohnpei, cousin of former PIBBA Teacher of the Year, Dr. Gregorio Tainatongo, and uncle of PIBBA Webmaster and former PIBBA Pioneer of the Year, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera.  Rosario left this Earth in the early morning of July 27, 2016, Pohnpei time.  He will always be remembered. God Bless him and his family. May he rest in peace.

We will always remember in our hearts, John Rosario...

John Rosario and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera at a Rosario Family Gathering in Pohnpei

Rosario Family Gathering/Sakau Ceremony in Pohnpei.  Pictured L-R:  Francisco Rosario; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, PIBBA Webmaster; Marcus Rosario (seated); Augusta Rosario; and Clara Rosario.  In spirit was Dr. Rivera's great-great grandfather, Ignacio Rosario Tainatongo.  

Monday, June 27, 2016

PIBBA Conference Media Coverage

Press releases on the 35th Annual International PIBBA Conference were published in PDN and The Post. News coverage was provided by The Post and KUAM. The URLs on the coverage are listed below:

The Post Coverage:

*Article titled, “Conference tackles classroom diversity, indigenous language”, URL:

*Article titled, “Bilingual conference on Chamorro”, URL: 

KUAM Coverage:

Story titled, “Conference perpetuates indigenous Pacific languages”, URL: