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The countess Geneviève de Méhérenc de Saint-Pierre (Vefa Sant-Pêr in Breton), Brug ar Menez Du (bardic name) was a Breton explorer, reporter and author, born in Plian on 4 May 1872 and deceased in Sant-Brieg in 1967.
By turns nun, reporter, author of fiction, poetry and youth fiction, she was a glob-trotter and a hunter travelling across America (North and South) and Australia.
She is also known for having owned the Menez Kamm manor, where a Breton Hall was settled in the 1970s. She also sponsored various Breton movements, both Catholic and communist. She was a close friend of Yann Fouere.
In 1930, she was admitted to the Goursez Vreizh under the name Brug ar Menez Du (Heather of the Black Mountains). In 1949, she was the first to use a bilingual notarised agreement in France, in French and Breton.
- Les Émeraudes de l'Inca, fiction in collaboration with Fernand de Saint-Pierre, Paris, Les Gémeaux, 1923
- Iverzon gwelet gant eur Vretonez, report at the Eucharistic Congress of Dublin (1932), Moulerez Thomas, Guingamp,1933
- several poems in Breton periodicals
Claire Arlaux, Une Amazone bretonne - Vefa de Saint-Pierre, Coop Breizh, 2000
- Yann Fouere, La Patrie interdite : Histoire d'un Breton, France-Empire, 1987, p. 125 et 410
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