Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Platinum Dreams

In 1926 Walter Smith, a Yup’ik Eskimo prospector, was searching for gold in a remote stretch of hills along Alaska’s far Western Bering Sea coast. Instead of gold he uncovered one of the largest platinum deposits in North America . Out of this discovery emerged one of Alaska ’s most unique and successful mining ventures, the Goodnews Bay Mining Company.

Thursday, January 15

9:00 pm

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