Subsistence uses means the customary and traditional uses by rural Alaska residents of wild, renewable resources for direct personal or family consumption as food, shelter, fuel, clothing, tools, or transportation; for the making and selling of handicraft articles out of nonedible byproducts of fish and wildlife resources taken for personal or family consumption; for barter or sharing for personal or family consumption; and, for customary trade. For purpose of this paragraph, the term:
(1) Family means all persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption, or any person living within the household on a permanent basis; and
(2) Barter means the exchange of fish or wildlife or their parts taken for subsistence uses:
(i) For other fish or game of their parts; or
(ii) For other food or for nonedible items other than money if the exchange is of a limited and noncommercial nature; and
(3) Customary trade shall be limited to the exchange of furs for cash, and such other activities, if any, as may be designated in special rules for Alaska National Wildlife Refuges.
50 CFR § 36.2
The following definitions shall apply to the regulations contained in this part.