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A generational account instructed by way of each one iteration within the first individual. George E Kennedy, got here West looking for experience 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 clients have been Navajo Indians from whom he realized their language and customs. the corporate proprietor provided to stake him in construction a buying and selling publish 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 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 regardless of the place he traded at the reservation. many folks grew to become life-long consumers. He bought his publish and acquired Chinle buying and selling put up at Canyon de Chelly (shay). Later he bought Rock Springs buying and selling publish close to Gallup and outfitted 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 outfitted the most important and so much innovative buying and selling corporation within the buying and selling enterprise. His son, John D, started operating with him on the age of 9 years. He discovered the foundations of commercial and buying and selling and persevered in his relations 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 all started with horses and wagons and grew to airplanes and desktops. each one iteration 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 stories and occasions of outstanding careers. humans continually say, "Write a book." this can be an wonderful tale of a outstanding family.

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