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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 event in 1898. beginning as a road automobile operator in Albuquerque, he used to be recruited to control a firm shop. the shop, owned via a lumber corporation, used to be within the mountains southwest of Gallup, New Mexico. lots of his consumers 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 publish 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 until eventually 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 folks grew to become life-long consumers. He bought his publish and bought Chinle buying and selling publish at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling put up 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 biggest and such a lot innovative buying and selling corporation within the buying and selling company. His son, John D, started operating with him on the age of 9 years. He discovered the rules of commercial and buying and selling and persevered in his relatives culture. John D left his mark via 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 all started 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 exhibit studies and occasions of exceptional careers. humans constantly say, "Write a book." this can be an unique tale of a impressive family.

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