sicun

sicun (sē·kōōnˑ),

n Lakota Indian term for intellect; considered one of the four dimensions of self. See also nagi, nagi la, and niya.
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The concepts include the woniya, nagi, nagila, and sicun.
White Hat described the sicun as "your presence [that] is felt on something or somebody" (personal communication June 11, 1997).
In the Plains region, the Lakota Sioux have long maintained a traditional belief that the human spirit is composed of certain vital integral elements: the nagi, niya, sicun, and perhaps the taku skan skan as well (DeMallie and Jahner 1980:72 citing James Walker).