Six Nations teen participates in Indigenous Bowl football match in Minneapolis

Torrey Sowden participated in the Indigenous Bowl held earlier this month in Minneapolis. (Submitted photo)

By Sam Laskaris Writer Torrey Sowden has been playing football for almost a decade now. But it’s fairly easy to pick out what has been his career highlight thus far. The 17-year-old Six Nations member was the lone Indigenous player from Canada to participate in the Indigenous Bowl held earlier this month in Minneapolis. A total of 54 Indigenous high school players (53 of them were from the United States) participated in the game, which was held Dec. 5. The match was held at the U.S. Bank Stadium, the home of the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings. Sowden, a Grade 12 student at Greater Fort Erie Secondary School, said he was caught off guard this past fall when he received an email telling him he had been selected to take…

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