Sienna Gold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SGP
BVLAC : SGP

August 31, 2011 09:00 ET

Sienna Signs 10 000 Meter Drilling Contract to Expand Mineralization at Callanquitas

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2011) - Sienna Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SGP) (BVLAC:SGP) is pleased to announce that a new drilling contract has been signed with AK Drilling in Peru for 10,000 meters to expand mineralization delineated in the 2010-2011 drilling campaign. The Company has presented documentation to extend the drilling permits required for this campaign. The Company expects to receive them by the end of September 2011.

As previously reported the Company already has in place a two year agreement with the community of Callanquitas which provides access to the target areas.

The cost for this campaign is estimated at $2,500,000 for a total of 10,000 meters. This program is a follow-up to the Company's 2010-11 campaign and will provide additional mineralization information between existing holes as well as stepping out to the south to test the limits of the structure as defined in a previous news release.

This press release has been reviewed and approved by Murray Lytle, P.Eng. of Snowden Mining Industry Consultants, who is the Company's Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101

Statements in this press release regarding the Company's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties, such as estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.

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