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By John D. Kennedy

A generational account informed through each one iteration within the first individual. George E Kennedy, got here West looking for experience in 1898. beginning as a road motor vehicle operator in Albuquerque, he was once recruited to control an organization shop. the shop, owned through a lumber corporation, used to be within the mountains southwest of Gallup, New Mexico. a lot of his buyers have been Navajo Indians from whom he realized their language and customs. the corporate proprietor provided to stake him in development a buying and selling put up at the Navajo reservation. In 1912 he set out for the Navajo reservation with freight wagons; one carried construction offers and the opposite stock for a brand new buying and selling publish. He settled in Salina Springs the place he traded until eventually 1916. The Navajos referred to as him Hosteen Tselani, Mr. Salina. The identify caught with him regardless of the place he traded at the reservation. many of us turned life-long consumers. He offered his put up and bought Chinle buying and selling submit at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling submit close to Gallup and outfitted the most important farm animals operation at the reservation. His moment son, John W Kennedy, grew up within the buying and selling company 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 biggest and such a lot innovative 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 persisted in his relatives culture. John D left his mark through 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 heritage. They all started with horses and wagons and grew to airplanes and pcs. each one new release left a legacy of innovation in company and buying and selling. Their tale is advised within the first individuals with each one new release as they exhibit studies and occasions of outstanding careers. humans continuously say, "Write a book." this is often an wonderful tale of a amazing family.

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