Shoshoni had a short-lived love affair with uranium and nuclear power in the 1980s. It didnt last long, and the population slowly dwindled.
In the summer of 1900, two prospectors in Alaska spotted a green patch of hillside that looked like itd be good grazing land for their horses. The green turned out to be on top of a mountain of copper ore. They, together with several friends, formed the Chitina Mining and Exploration Company.