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By John D. Kennedy

A generational account instructed through every one iteration within the first individual. George E Kennedy, got here West looking for experience in 1898. beginning as a highway motor vehicle operator in Albuquerque, he was once recruited to regulate a firm shop. the shop, owned by means of a lumber corporation, was once within the mountains southwest of Gallup, New Mexico. lots of his clients have been Navajo Indians from whom he discovered their language and customs. the corporate proprietor provided to stake him in development a buying and selling submit at the Navajo reservation. In 1912 he set out for the Navajo reservation with freight wagons; one carried construction provides and the opposite stock for a brand new buying and selling submit. He settled in Salina Springs the place he traded till 1916. The Navajos referred to as him Hosteen Tselani, Mr. Salina. The identify caught with him irrespective of the place he traded at the reservation. many of us grew to become life-long buyers. He bought his publish and acquired Chinle buying and selling submit at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling submit close to Gallup and equipped the most important farm animals operation at the reservation. His moment son, John W Kennedy, grew up within the buying and selling enterprise with him. John W later went to Zuni Pueblo and have become a dealer. From there he went to Gallup, New Mexico the place he outfitted the most important and such a lot revolutionary buying and selling corporation within the buying and selling enterprise. His son, John D, begun operating with him on the age of 9 years. He discovered the rules of commercial and buying and selling and persevered in his family members culture. John D left his mark by means of founding the Indian Arts and Crafts organization and serving at the Advisory Board of the nationwide Park carrier. All 3 generations have been a part of the best interval of buying and selling in Southwestern background. They begun with horses and wagons and grew to airplanes and pcs. every one iteration left a legacy of innovation in company and buying and selling. Their tale is advised within the first individuals with each one iteration as they display stories and occasions of exceptional careers. humans continuously say, "Write a book." this can be an pleasing tale of a impressive family.

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