medicine wheel: Key words: Eagle, - enthusiasm, - breakthrough, - rebirth, - innocence, - everlasting spring, - spontaneity, - miracle, - thirst for knowledge, - investigation, - curiosity, - messenger of the truth, - carefully, - passionately. Description: Wabun is the name for the eastern guardian of the mind in Sun Bears system of the medicine wheel. This is the time of the youth, the new beginnings, the spring and the aurora. To Wabun belong the element air, the mineral whistle stone, the plant tobacco, the animal to eagle and the colours Gold and Red. General meaning: A time from new beginnings, - enthusiasm, - freshness, - vitality. Association: - Transcendent meaning: A rebirth. (See also 'direction - the east', - 'spring')