Gold-dust man

Gold-dust man

Like most other small towns, there wasn’t a lot for its younger residents like Seth Walker Pereira to do in Kelsey, which is nestled in the Northern California foothills, just a yellow stone’s throw away from Coloma, the birthplace of the gold rush. And so in his teens, he took up panning for gold. Now in his 30s, he—who is part-Paiute Native American—continues his forays to creeks in seek of the precious metal, but more for fun rather than income. Along the way, he has encountered the remnants miners and panners left behind and been caught with his pants down by a mountain lion (not figuratively, mind you). Seth Walker Pereira 11/28/13 http://www.newsreview.com Read More

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