Silvestre H. Bello III

Silvestre H. Bello III

  The Council of Elders, the Board of Trustees and members of the Ibanag Heritage Foundation, Inc (IHFI) convey their sincerest congratulations to the Honorable Silvestre H. Bello III for his recent appointment as the Secretary of Labor and Employment. We wish you success in all your endeavors, and hope you can find time to…




Publication of Research works undertaken by Ibanag students Undergraduate/Graduate

Publication of Research works undertaken by Ibanag students Undergraduate/Graduate THE IBANAG LANGUAGE AS MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION: An assessment of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education in Select Tuguegarao City Elementary Schools. By: Jan Karl C. Coballes Factors affecting the intergenerational transmission of the Ybanag language to younger generations. By: Joel Chester D. Pagulayan click here for…




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Trivia: Ibanag is an Austronesian Language

According to Australian Archaeologist Peter Bellwood, around 5000 years ago (circa 3000 BCE), people from Southern China started migrating through Taiwan and then to the Philippines from the island of Batanes and to the other islands thereafter through boats such as an outrigger or a double hulled sailing canoe. Austronesia is derived from the Latin…




Yuletide Greetings



The Altar of Santuario De San Jose Chapel.

Santuario De San Jose Chapel and Retreat House

Mr. HilarioPagauitan and his wife (SofieGatanPagauitan) are of Ibanag descent. They built the Santuario Chapel and the Retreat House in loving memory of their daughter Maria Lourdes Pagauitan who is now in the bosom of the Lord. The Pagauitan family is a strong advocate of the promotion and enhancement of the Ibanag Cultural Heritage. The…




Happy Birthday Binay!

November 11, 2015   Mapia nga Kumplianyos nikaw, wagi mi nga Bise Presidente! Pallarakka nakuan na Dios ta passerbim ta totolay ira, yemmanno ta panguffummu ta kuruga mariga ira nga Filipino. Ikiddo mi kani Yafu tam nga iddannaka ta sikan na baggi anna futu nga metuppal y negagangay nga misyom mu ta davvunaw. Dios y…