“Anahuy” is the Yakama/Ichishkiin word for Black Bear.

How do you say “Anahuy”? (English speakers would likely say: Anna-HOY).

What are Indigenous Methodologies? Within the field of Indigenous Studies, there is a growing literature on Indigenous Methodologies. While scholars typically discuss Indigenous Methodologies in terms of one’s approach to doing academic research, Anahuy Mentoring examines Indigenous Methodologies more broadly—to encompass Indigenous ways of knowing and being, especially as shared through stories, to inspire hope and love. This approach honors Yakama traditions that expect us each to be strong individuals, so that we may contribute to an even stronger collective. 

Anahuy Mentoring is a Native American and woman owned business.