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List of Published Works

Joy, Francis (2019). Reconstructing Culture Through Art- for the Memory of Sámi Noaidi Aikia Aikianpoika. AGON - Pohjoinen Tiede- ja Kulttuurilehti. Edited by Olli Koskela and Salomo Juupaluoma. URL: http://agon.fi/article/reconstructing-culture-through-art-for-the-memory-of-sami-noaidi-aikia

Joy, Francis. (2018). The Disappearance of the Sacred Swedish Sámi Drum and the Protection of Sámi Cultural Heritage. Polar Record: A Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Research. URL: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/polar-record/article/disappearance-of-the-sacred-swedish-sami-drum-and-the-protection-of-sami-cultural-heritage/1B84B02BDC1CC0E0F5F81B2726C02F67

Joy, Francis. (2018). Sámi Shamanism, Cosmology and Art as Systems of Embedded Knowledge. Doctoral Dissertation. Acta Universitatis Lapponiensis 367. The University of Lapland. URL: http://lauda.ulapland.fi/handle/10024/63178


Joy, Francis. (2017). Noaidi Drums from Sápmi, Rock Paintings in Finland and Sámi Cultural Heritage: an Investigation. First View Article / Polar Record: A Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0032247416000917: pp1-20.


Joy, Francis. (2017). External and Internal Factors: The Desecration and Destruction of Pre-historic Rock Paintings in Finland. In: Leena Heinamäki, Thora Herrmann (eds.) The Sacred Arctic - Experiencing and Protecting Sacred Natural Sites of Sámi and other Indigenous Peoples. Published by Springer: pp129-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48069-5_9.


Joy, Francis. (2016). The Vitträsk Rock Painting and the Theory of a Sámi Cosmological Landscape. Suomen Antropologi Issue 3, Volume 41: pp44-68. https://journal.fi/suomenantropologi/article/view/60389.


Joy, Francis (2016). The Sámi Noaidi Grave in Kuusamo and the Significance of the North-South   Orientation. Journal of Finnish Studies Volume 19/1: pp208-243.


Joy, Francis. (2015). Sámi Shamanism, Fishing Magic and Drum Symbolism; in: SHAMAN - The International Journal for Shamanistic Research (ISSR), Volume 23, Numbers 1-2. Spring Autumn 2015: pp67-102. https://lacris.ulapland.fi/files/2304681/ShamanVol23_Joy.pdf


Joy, Francis. (2015). The Absence of Sámi History and Cultural Heritage in Children's Education in Finland. In: Heinamäki, Leena, Herrmann, Thora Martina & Raslich, Nichole A (eds.) Preserving Sacred Sites. Arctic Indigenous Peoples as Cultural Heritage Rights Holders. Jurdica Lapponica 39. Published by the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland Printing Centre, Rovaniemi: pp21-27.


Joy, Francis. (2015). Saamelaisen Kulttuurin ja Hengellisyyden Elävät Traditiot –Eräitä Kohtaamisia. In: Joensuu, Kosti. Valkonen, Sanna and Lampela, Kalle (eds): AGON - Pohjoinen Tiede- ja Kulttuurilehti, Käännös: Tmi Eva Ahl. Pohjoinen Filosofiyhdistys AGON ry ja Kirjoittajat: pp16-24.


Joy, Francis. (2014). What Influence do the Old Sámi Noaidi Drums from Lapland Play in the Construction of New Shaman Drums by Sámi Persons Today? In: Kõiva, Mare & Kuperjanov, Andres (eds.) The Estonian Journal of Folklore, Volume 56: pp117-158. Published by FB and Media Group of Estonian Literary Museum. http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol56/joy.pdf


Joy, Francis. (2014). To All Our Relations: Evidence of Sámi Involvement in the Creation of Rock Paintings in Finland. In: Polar Record / First View Article, pp1-4. Copyright © Cambridge University Press.


Joy, Francis. (2011) The History of Lapland and the case of the Sami Noaidi drum figures reversed. Publication in: in: Kõiva, Mare & Kuperjanov, Andres (eds.). The Estonian Journal of Folklore, Volume 47, pp 113-144. Published by: FB and Media Group of Estonian Literary Museum.  http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol47


Joy, Francis (2007) Shamanism and Rock Art: The dancing figure and stone face at Hossa, Northern Finland, Publication in: Suomen Antropologi Lehti, Volume 32/1, pp 77-89. http://www.antropologinenseura.fi/journal/journal/volume-32-12007/


Book Reviews


Joy, Francis. (2015) Nordic Neoshamanisms. Siv Ellen Kraft, Trude Fonneland & James R. Lewis (eds). New York Palgrave. Published in Temenos Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion.

Joy, Francis. (2015). Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing. Barbara Ann Milled (ed). 2015. The University of Alberta Press. Published in Polar Record.



Other Publications

Joy, Francis. (2016). Saamelaisen Kulttuurin ja Hengellisyyden Elävät Traditiot : Eräitä Kohtaamisia.  Seita : Lehto Suomen luonnonuskontojen yhdistys ry:n jäsenlehti. Translated from English to Finnish by Katariina Krabbe.


Joy, Francis. (2015). Pyhä Maisema ja Maapallon Hyvinvointi [The Sacredness of the Landscape and Well-Being of the Earth. Published in Seita : Lehto Suomen Luonnonuskontojen Yhdistys ry:n Jäsenlehti.


Joy, Francis. (2012). The Bear Sieddi Stone of Njuohgárggi.  Published in Báiki: The International Sámi Journal of North America.


Joy, Francis. (2011). Sami Noaide Drums Found in England. Published in Báiki: The International Sámi Journal of North America.


Newspaper Articles

Joy, Francis. (2014) Sámi Rock Paintings: Links to Finnish Pre-history Defined.in: Finland Times, Edited by Shahidul Islam.

Joy, Francis. (2014). Kalliomaalauksissa Yhtäläisyyttä Saamelaisuuteen, [Similarities Between Rock Paintings and Sámi Culture]. In: Lapin Kansa Oy, number 120, p34. Alma Media. Translated from English to Finnish by Maria-Riitta Mallinen

Magazine Articles

Joy, Francis. (2010) Art of the Stones; An Encounter with the Shamanic Rock Art of Neolithic Finland. In: Sacred Hoop; Celebrating the Cycles of Life. Issue 68, 2010, pp 34-37. SGC Printing, Merthyr Tidfil, South Wales, United Kingdom.


Joy, Francis. (2010) Druidreligion, Shamanism, och Landskapets Helighet [Druid Religion, Shamanism and the Sacredness of Landscape]. In: Ad Lucem, Tidskrift för Livsåskådning och Kultur, 3/2010 Heligt. pp 20-27.Tryckning: Ekenäs Tryckeri, Ekenäs 2010. ISSN: 0355-9653.


Joy, Francis. (2009) Repatriating Sami Shaman Drums, in: Shaman's Drum, A Journal of Experiential Shamanism and Spiritual Healing, Number 80, 2009.Published in The United States, Williams, Oregon, pp 8-9.

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