Kajan Johnson lashes out at Prime Minister Harper’s treatment of Aboriginals

Nice to see a fighter speaking out politically….

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“Ragin” Kajan Johnson is hopping mad, but his anger isn’t directed towards his UFC opponents. Johnson is unhappy with Canada’s federal government.

Johnson, who steps into the octagon May16 against Zhang Lipeng in the UFC’s Manila debut, is particularly perturbed about the Harper government’s treatment of Aboriginal Canadians.

The man who now calls Montreal’s Tristar Gym home is a proud Aboriginal Canadian who identifies as part Blackfoot and grew up on a reservation in Burns Lake, British Columbia. Fans of “The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia” will remember the fox skin headdress that he brought to his fight’s weigh-in as well as his pre-fight “smudging” ritual, which is an Aboriginal purification ritual using smoke from burned herbs. He has also used traditional pow-wow music for his fight entrances and implored his fans to “bring their hand drums” for his last UFC fight in Vancouver. He is a politically aware…

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