A Good Trade

A Good Trade

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A GOOD TRADE In 1899 G E Kennedy came west to a lumber company in the mountains near Gallup, New Mexico. Many employees were Navajos Indians from whom he learned their language and customs. That experience and opportunity led him to the Navajo reservation in 1912. He built a trading post in a territory the size of West Virginia with few other traders. His legacy carried forth two generations. This is a story of three generations of Kennedy traders spanning one of the greatest periods of Southwestern US history as times changed from horseback and wagons to computers and planes.southwestern tribes use fox skins with their ceremonial clothing. Usually I took my ... In my second year of trapping, I had enough coyote and bobcat furs to buy a 20 gauge, double-barrel shotgun from Montgomery Ward for $20. It is still in ouranbsp;...

Title:A Good Trade
Author:John D. Kennedy
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2009-02-20


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