Sponsorship available for Haudenosaunee athletes through new funding

By Sam Laskaris Writer Haudenosaunee athletes have just a couple of days remaining to apply for some funding through a new Six Nations-based group. The Haudenosaunee Sports Development Group (HSDG), headed by Six Nations businessman Curt Styres, will offer up to $100,000 in funding to its inaugural class of sponsorship recipients. Carmen Thomas, a program associate, said the HDSG was launched in May of 2021. Since then it has been working out details on a few different projects. That includes the HSDG’s Lighting the Pathways to Success sponsorship program. Recipients will receive a maximum of $5,000 each. The HSDG plans to enhance the lives of Haudenosaunee student-athletes who are playing sports while pursuing their post-secondary education. In order to be eligible for sponsorship, students must currently be attending an NCAA…

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