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Gabriel Forest Weiss biography: 13 things about Portland, Oregon man

Gabriel Forest Weiss is a white man from Oregon, United States. He is a naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist.

A fourth generation stonemason, Weiss helped build and repair historic structures for Portland. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He hails from Creston-Kenilworth, Portland, Oregon.
  2. He has worked as an artist under the pseudonyms Kawiri Cascabel and Gabe Kawiri. 
  3. He was a student and instructor at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland where he earned his bachelor’s degrees in naturopathic and Chinese medicine.
  4. He previously operated the Bamboo Grove Salon, a teahouse, music, art and event space in Portland.
  5. As an acupuncturist, he considers Dr. Liu Lihong as his mentor. On August 13, 2019, he took to Instagram to share a photo of himself with Liu in Dali, Yunnan, China.
  6. In August 2018, he allegedly lured a woman, then 19, into his home in Creston-Kenilworth under the pretense of a modeling job but once she was in his studio, he allegedly bound and assaulted her.
  7. He, Henry A. Buchtel and Sabine Wilms translated Liu’s book “Classical Chinese Medicine” from Chinese to English. Dr. Heiner Fruehauf edited the translated version, which was published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press on June 25, 2019.
  8. In August 2019, he was in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China with Liu, Fruehauf and other acupuncturists.
  9. He practiced acupuncture at Clinic Eleven in Old Town-Chinatown, Portland until it was closed in September 2020.
  10. In December 2021, he was in Seattle, Washington, USA.
  11. In November 2022, he was one of the lecturers at the 2022 Pacific Symposium in San Diego, California, USA.
  12. On March 3, 2023, the U.S. Marshals Service arrested him in Portland.
  13. He was 49 years old when he was arrested on March 3, 2023. He was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center in Portland.

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