Tunes from the region of Sápmi (updated in September 2019)

Joik to the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)

Joik to the long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis)

Joik to the Northern Lights (Aurora borealis)

These three joiks were collected from Sami in Northern Norway by Ragnvald Graff in the first half of the 20th century. He published them 1954 in his article “Music of Norwegian Lapland” in the Journal of the International Folk Music Council 6: pp. 29-31.

Aurora borealis
Long-tailed duck

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