Clients, Partner-Collaborators, and Supported Projects

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator  Bayir Dugarov - RUSSIA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator

Bayir Dugarov - RUSSIA

Mr. Bayir Dugarov of Ulan Ude, RUSSIA

  • National Poet of Buryatia and Russia.

  • Leader of the Writer’s Union of Buryatia and leader of the Geser Festivals initiatives in Buryatia, Russia since 1994.

  • Worked in Collaboration with Dan Plumley, Totem Project, on the design and implementation of the Geser Protected Cultural Territory in the AXA (Oka) Sayan Mountain Region of Buryatia since 1993.

  • Twice worked and traveled with Dan Plumley in the Adirondack Park and Mohawk Indian Country and an internationally recognized expert on Altaic language, culture and folklore.

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator  Esuna Dugarova - NY UNDP and RUSSIA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator

Esuna Dugarova - NY UNDP and RUSSIA

Miss Esuna Dugarova, Ph.D. of New York, NY USA

  • Specialist in Sustainable Development.

  • Advancing Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality.

  • United Nations Development Program (UNDP) leading specialist in NY City.

  • Native Buryat of the Lake Baikal Region, Russia - presenting Master Class teaching, authored books and videos of importance across cultures.

  • Learn about Esuna and her very important work at www.esuna.info.

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator  Alan Brant - Mohawk Elder, CANADA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator

Alan Brant - Mohawk Elder, CANADA

Elder Alan “Anataras” Brant of Tayendenaga, Ontario, Canada

  • Wolf Clan, Mohawk Tribal Member, Tayendenaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, Canada.

  • Traditional teacher and Culture Bearer, Mohawk Peoples.

  • Aboriginal Speaker, Spiritual Advisor for Native Americans – Corrections Canada.

  • Participant in environmental education, Earth Day, ceremonial and Sun Dance events in the Adirondacks and beyond with Dan Plumley, TOTEM Adirondack Consulting Group, LLC for many years.

 
Virtual Partners - Collaborators  Dukha Reindeer Herding Familes - MONGOLIA

Virtual Partners - Collaborators

Dukha Reindeer Herding Familes - MONGOLIA

Dukha – Tsaatan Reindeer Herders Families of Northern Mongolia

  • Taiga – Khovsgol Region - high mountain and taiga landscapes just south of Russia.

  • Recipients and colleague families in sustainable nomadic life with northern reindeer

  • Native nomadic rights representation together with Dan Plumley, Nansalmaa Myagmar since 1997

  • Contact Dan Plumley, TOTEM Consulting Group on how YOU can assist the Dukha People, culture and native, nomadic lifestyle in northern Mongolia.

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator Sas Carey - VERMONT & MONGOLIA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator Sas Carey - VERMONT & MONGOLIA

Sas Carey, Founder – Director, Author and Film-maker NOMADICARE – Middlebury, Vermont - USA

  • Non-profit aid organization supporting the traditional health practices for nomads in Mongolia including Gobi camel herders, nomadic reindeer herding Dukha families working with TOTEM and Dan Plumley for over one decade.

  • Film-maker and author of books on her projects advancing maternal healthcare for women in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia and on cultural and health enhancement with the Duke reindeer herders in northern Mongolia.

  • Learn more and support her critical work and mission at www.nomadicare.org.

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator Jimmy Yang - CHINA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator Jimmy Yang - CHINA

Jimmy Jun Yang Beijing, China

  • Shackleton Group Partner - experiential outdoor training for Chinese youth.

  • Experiential wilderness and Environmental Training tour in 2018 in the Adirondacks with Dan Plumley and Adirondack Wild for youth of China

  • Global entrepreneur and supporter of youth and environmental causes.

  • Beijing, China and Albany, New York.

 
Our 1st International Client!  Sisa Salgado, ECUADOR, NY & RUSSIA

Our 1st International Client!

Sisa Salgado, ECUADOR, NY & RUSSIA

Sisa Salgado of Ecuador and Lake Placid, NY - USA

  • Founder – Director The Dance Road Project from Southeast Asia to Siberia to Ecuador and South America.

  • Specialist in ancient cultural arts and dance forms and their preservation.

  • Recently (2019) undertook research in Far North Siberia - Far East with the Chukchi nomadic reindeer herding peoples on their indigenous dance forms and transfer to youth of traditional arts and knowledge.

  • Our first client for TOTEM Adirondack Consulting Group LLC!

  • See and learn more and support Sisa’s important work on Face Book for The Dance Road Project.

 
We support and provide program, marketing advice for Beatrice Shachenmyr, NY and GERMANY

We support and provide program, marketing advice for Beatrice Shachenmyr, NY and GERMANY

Miss Beatrice Shachenmayr Germany and Lake Placid, NY - USA

  • Founder-Director Frame Your Story Project supporting experiential learning and support through photography with refugee children in Europe.

  • Lake Placid, NY and Berlin, Germany.

  • New book publication with Frame Your Story youth coming soon in 2019!

  • Check out support Beatrice’s leading work at www.frameyourstory.org.

 
Virtual Partner - Collaborator  Myanmar NANSALMAA, MONGOLIA

Virtual Partner - Collaborator

Myanmar NANSALMAA, MONGOLIA

Dr. Myagmar NANSALMAA Ulanbataar, Mongolia

  • Lead Biologist, Mongolian Veterinarian and rent Ph.D. in reindeer veterinary research and science.

  • Laboratory and lead specialist on nomadic livestock herding cultures – reindeer – collaborator with Dan Plumley – TOTEM since 1997.

  • 1st veterinary specialist to document anaplasmosis in Dukha reindeer and, working with the TOTEM Project since 1999 helped transform the unhealthy 600 head herd of reindeer in 1998 to over 2,000 head of healthy reindeer today!

  • Leading expert collaborating with international and arctic reindeer herding projects and specialists globally.