About the STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center
The mission of the STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center (STTARS) is to advocate for safe housing for all our relatives. We do this work through centering Indigeneity, acknowledging our relationship to Earth Mother, building on each other’s gifts, resisting oppression and erasure, and acting upon the prayers of our ancestors to honor diversity and create belonging for us all.
STTARS: Safety, Training, Technical Assistance and Resources Support
Our Vision: Safe House for All Our Relatives
About STTARS Logo
Meet Jearica Fountain, Artist of STTARS Logo
Jearica Fountain (Karuk Tribe and descendant of Nisenan, Pit River, and Miwok) is an Indigenous land protector and climate justice warrior. Her logo was selected to represent the STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center. Jearica beautifully captured the image of safe housing and shelter access for Indigenous people on or off reservations. She captured the concepts of “home” and “belonging” and the impact of climate change on Mother Earth. She perfectly balanced the diversity and uniqueness of our Native cultures and traditions for the logo theme of “Safe Housing for All Our Relatives.'' We honor Jearica for her support of the critical work of STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center and for her beautiful logo concept.