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“[On passing as a man:] The world is made by man alone. ... Do you blame me for wanting to be a man — free to live life as a man in a man-made world? Do you blame me for hating to again resume a woman's clothes and just belong?”
She lived for many years as Ralph Kerwinieo and was taken to court in 1914 for doing so. Any information about her would be appreciated (she is variously described as an American Indian or South American Indian).