Table 1. Traditions that demonstrate respectful use and help maintain future abundance.

Species Respectful treatment contributing to renewal
Moose (Alces alces) The moose’s beard is hung from a willow.
Beaver (Castor canadensis) Guts and bones are returned to the lake.
Woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) Leave the guts and bones somewhere open where birds can get to it. The lake ice is kwaykwayshay’s (Gray Jay, Perisoreus Canadensis) plate.
Grouse, duck, goose A wing is hung from a willow.
Fish Catch-and-release fishing is disrespectful. You take every fish you catch.
Bones and guts are placed on shore or ice for gulls, eagles, or others.