Here are the most common symbols

Symbol

Name

Information

The Radien cluster.

Father (Radien-attje)

Mother (Radien-akka)

Son (Radien-pardne)

Different appearances.

Possibly showing the Trinity.

 

Located at the top.

Väraldenolmai

The man of the world.

(Sw. Frej and Freja)

Vegetation and fertility.

Luck for the reindeer

Leibolmai

The alder man.

Ruled over the animals.

Bear- and hunt god.

Tiermes

(Thor)

Thunder god.

The strongest and most violent.

Appears as Aija = Old man (Akka = old woman, his wife)

Hora-galles

The Thor man.

Fertility

Weather

(good weather & rain)

 

Maybe snow & thunder.

Bieggolmai

The wind man.

(Sw. Njord)

Strong and hard.

Shovelled the wind in and out from a cave.

"Sw. Nåid"

The shaman himself.

Sarakka

(Oldest sister)

Helping hand at deliveries.

The mother is Maderakka who is the god of deliveries.

Located at the bottom.

Uksakka

(Middle sister)

Guards the door to the Lapp cot.

 

Located at the bottom.

Juksakka

(Youngest sister)

Made the unborn child a boy.

 

Located at the bottom.

Rota

(Woden and "Sleipner")

Death sickness.

Demands a horse sacrifice so that he can ride home to the land of the dead.

Often painted on a horse.

Jabmeaimo

The land of the dead.

Lap cot of peat.

"Sw. Torvkåta"

 

"Sw. Klykstångskåta"

 

Place of residence.

"Sw. Viste"

 

"Sw. Bågstångskåta"

 

Church

 

Store

 

Grave

 

Njalla

Meat shed

 

Luovvi

Bench

"Sw. Lave"

 

Bench for sacrifice.

 

Peive

Sun

The most merciful god. Particularly protects the reindeer.

This kind of sun is seen on the south variant of the drums.

Located in the centre.

Ailekesolmak

The men of the holiday.

Represents Sunday, Saturday and Friday.

 

Located in the centre.

A shot by the troll.

"Sw. Trollskott"

Accident (sent through the air).

Reindeer

 

Bear

The dots represent either berries or danger.

Special ceremonies were done before, during and after the hunt.

Elk

Only found on the south variants of the drums.

Wolf

 "Rota's dog"