Guardian Spirit is the 13th chapter of the Golden Kamuy manga.
Asirpa and Sugimoto go to the forest to hunt animals. Sugimoto is saved by Makanakkuru, Ashiripa's uncle and Osoma's father from falling into a trap and talk about the cursed gold of the village.
Upon reaching the village of the Ainu, Asirpa teaches Sugimoto about the Guardian Spirit, as well as other customs.
The Seventh Division in its search for its missing colleagues is confronted by Captain Wada, but Lieutenant Tsurumi gets his way and the captain is killed.