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By John D. Kennedy

A generational account informed by means of each one new release within the first individual. George E Kennedy, got here West looking for event in 1898. beginning as a highway motor vehicle operator in Albuquerque, he used to be recruited to regulate a firm shop. the shop, owned by way 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 construction a buying and selling submit 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 bought his put up and bought Chinle buying and selling publish at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling publish close to Gallup and equipped the biggest 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 equipped the most important and so much revolutionary buying and selling corporation within the buying and selling company. His son, John D, begun operating with him on the age of 9 years. He discovered the foundations of commercial and buying and selling and persevered in his family members culture. John D left his mark via founding the Indian Arts and Crafts organization and serving at the Advisory Board of the nationwide Park provider. All 3 generations have been a part of the best interval of buying and selling in Southwestern heritage. They 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 every one iteration as they demonstrate reviews and occasions of outstanding careers. humans continuously say, "Write a book." this is often an unique tale of a amazing family.

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