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Regional Bilingual Bicultural Conference concludes

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - Educators and leaders from the Pacific Island Region concluded the Thirty Second Annual Pacific Island Bilingual Bicultural Association International Conference today at Okkodo High School.

PIBBA Guam chapter president Rosa Salas Palomo says the conference aims at working with the different island nations on issues affecting the different cultures as well as preserving and maintaining the indigenous languages of the region. "We just want to speak the languages, use it and use it in the community and in the context so that people see this as this is almost as natural as apple pie is to Americans and baseball," she said.

The conference started on Sunday with the island nation representatives participating in the Liberation Day Parade. Acting Governor Ray Tenorio signed a proclamation today in honor of Bilingual Bicultural 

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