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By John D. Kennedy

A generational account advised through each one new release within the first individual. George E Kennedy, got here West looking for event in 1898. beginning as a highway automobile operator in Albuquerque, he was once recruited to control a firm shop. the shop, owned via a lumber corporation, was once within the mountains southwest of Gallup, New Mexico. a lot of his consumers 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 submit at the Navajo reservation. In 1912 he set out for the Navajo reservation with freight wagons; one carried development offers and the opposite stock for a brand new buying and selling put up. 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 folks turned life-long clients. He bought his put up and acquired Chinle buying and selling put up at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling submit 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 biggest 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 industrial and buying and selling and persisted in his kinfolk 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 heritage. They started with horses and wagons and grew to airplanes and desktops. each one new release left a legacy of innovation in enterprise and buying and selling. Their tale is instructed within the first individuals with each one new release as they demonstrate reviews and occasions of outstanding careers. humans continuously say, "Write a book." this can be an wonderful tale of a awesome family.

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