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“Sunwise” is a term from American Indian religious practice (no clocks). It means east-to-west, so countersunwise would be west-to-east. Since the sun is not a clock, it makes sense even if RJ was not aware of the Lakota usage (referenced in Black Elk’s vision, I think).