Novagold Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company. The Company is engaged in the exploration and development of mineral properties. The Company's segment is involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties. The Company is focused on advancing permitting of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska. The Donlin Gold property is located in southwestern Alaska, approximately 20 kilometers north of the village of Crooked Creek on the Kuskokwim River. The Company holds interests in the Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia, Canada. The Galore Creek property comprises approximately 293,840 acres. The Company also holds interests in Copper Canyon Resources Ltd., an exploration company whose principal asset is its interest in the Copper Canyon copper-gold-silver property that is adjacent to the Galore Creek project. The Company does not produce gold or any other minerals.