They all came to support Nakem and its advocacy: the Amianan Nation. Fr L-R: Dr. Alegria Tan Visaya, Nakem Conferences Philippines President and BOR Secretary, MMSU; Hon. Dr. Ricardo Ma. Duran Nolasco, chair, Commission on the Filipino Language, Republic of the Philippines; Hon. Dr. Saturnino Ocampo, commissioner, Commission on Higher Education, Republic of the Philippines; Rev. Fr. Manuel Valencia, CICM, president, St. Mary's University; Dr. Zacarias Baluscang, president, Apayao State College; Dr. Bonifacio V. Ramos, director, SMU Research Center; Dr. Jun Malinnag, director, Nakem Conferences International Philippines Chapter Inc.; Dr. Josie Domingo, secretary general, NCIPI and professor, MMSU; and Dr. Edil Duran, director, NCIPI and supervisor, Department of Education, Ilocos Norte.