American Goldfields Inc.
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American Goldfields Inc.

January 11, 2006 09:30 ET

American Goldfields Announces Board Appointment

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 11, 2006) - American Goldfields Inc. (OTCBB:AGFL) today announced the appointment of Dr. David Gladwell to the board of directors.

Dr. Gladwell is an experienced geochemist with an extensive background in mineral exploration utilizing advanced technologies. After completing his formal geological education, Dr. Gladwell came to Canada to work as staff geochemist and later airborne operations geochemist for Barringer Magenta and then Barringer Research. During this time Dr. Gladwell conducted research on several significant gold zones including the Kerr Addison deposit in Ontario (later published) and the Cortez deposit/trend in Nevada. As geochemist at Barringer, Dr. Gladwell developed a suite of multivariate statistical software tools to provide interpretation of exploration programs in northern Ontario. In a joint effort between Barringer and British Petroleum, he also assisted with the development of a pressurized airborne Flame Ionization Detector (AIRTRACE) which he used to manage and interpret surveys in the North Sea, the Minches, the Irish Sea, the English Channel, the Mediterranean offshore of Egypt, the Baltic Sea, the Gulf Coast, the Beaufort Sea and large tracts of the Northwest Territories. Dr. Gladwell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Geology from the University of Liverpool, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Geology from the Royal School of Mines.

"We welcome Dr. Gladwell to our board of directors. His extensive industry experience is of great benefit to the company, as we continue to build shareholder value," said President Donald Neal.

Disclaimer: This announcement may contain forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, limited operating history, limited access to operating capital, factors detailed in the accuracy of geological and geophysical results including drilling and assay reports; the ability to close the acquisition of mineral exploration properties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. More information is included in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and may be accessed through the SEC's web site at

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