North American Nickel

MANIITSOQ Ni-Cu-PGE PROJECT, SOUTHWEST GREENLAND

Increases Land Holdings

Drilling is Progressing

July 15, 2013 North American Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NAN) (OTCBB:WSCRF) (CUSIP: 65704T 108) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been notified by the Greenland Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum that its application to expand mineral exploration licence 2012/28 by 123 square kilometers has been accepted. The text of the new licence agreement is expected from the Greenland Government shortly. The expansion will bring the total area covered by the project to 5,106 square kilometers.

CEO, Rick Mark, states: “With the acquisition of this new ground, North American Nickel now controls over 90% of the highly prospective Greenland Norite Belt. The Company currently has field crews and a diamond drill rig operating on the project and is drill testing targets throughout the norite belt.”

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Additional information:
  • 3000 Meter Drill Program
  • $ 7m Cash
  • Metallurgical Tests Confirms up to 35 % Ni
  • Sentient Executive GP IV, Limited 29 % Ownership
  • VMS Ventures Inc.  27 % Ownership
  • Former CEO and Chair of Falconbridge, Joins Advisory Board

2013 photos of the Maniitsoq project include, the barge carrying the drill arriving near the camp, a picture of the camp, and a scenic shot of the landscape at Maniitsoq. To view the full set of pictures on photostream, please visit:http://www.flickr.com//photos/67545966@N04/sets/72157634303932917/show/

The company has updated its corporate video on their home page to include some of last year’s assay results www.northamericannickel.com