Sort rinse and soak beans overnight.
Place rinsed beans into large pot cover with water and add, celery, onion, bay leaves, cumin and garlic powder.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer.
get ham bone.
Add ham bone to pot, make sure water covers bean mixture.
Return mixture to boil, and reduce heat to simmer.
Add tamari and nutritional yeast.
Cook, simmer for until beans are tender, (about 4 hours).
Add additional salt and pepper to taste, and carrots cook 20 more minutes