SAIPAN, CNMI IS THE HOST OF THE 37TH PIBBA CONFERENCE


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


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


PIBBA 2017 Conference Video

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

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Congratulations Newly-Elected PIBBA International Officers!

President - Janet Ebil Orrukem (Palau)
President-Elect - Chuuk Chapter
Secretary - Jenny Megofna (Saipan, CNMI)
Treasurer - Rosa Salas Palomo (Guam)
Historian - Jovie Taimanao (Rota, CNMI)
Webmaster - Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera (Guam)
Immediate Past President - Frances Sablan (Saipan, CNMI)





Thursday, June 28, 2018

37th PIBBA Annual International Conference a Success!

The 37th Annual Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference was a success! The conference theme, Our Language & 
Culture are the Roots of Our Lives, was highlighted in each of the conference days from June 25-29, 2018. It was natural to hear everyone singing the PIBBA song, which includes all the languages of the region, such as the following chorus: “Iokwe, Raan Annim, Kaselehlia, Alii, Aloha, Olomwaay, Hafa Dei, Tuwoh, Mogethin, Talofa.”

Among the entities that attended the conference are CNMI, Republic of Palau, Pohnpei, Hawaii, and Guam. The mission of PIBBA is to bring these entities together to promote cultural and language activities by disseminating information, involving communities, and encouraging quality education programs through the western Pacific.

Deep gratitude goes out to all PIBBA Conference steering committee members, and all the entities that joined us to make the 37th Anuual PIBBA Conference a memorable event that will always be remembered! Kalahngan! Si Yu’os Ma’ase’! Mesulang! Kuloh!  Kinissow! Kommol! Kammagar!

Enjoy the following PIBBA Snapshots!