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Tribal feud intrudes on prayers at historic adobe

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Conflict ensued Thursday when members of two rival factions of an American Indian tribe with ties to San Juan Capistrano showed up to bless a newly refurbished historic adobe. One faction chanted "Stop and go away" as the other conducted its blessing. Other people attending the ceremony, held to mark the reopening of the Montanez Adobe in Los Rios Park, tried to shush the group chanting over the blessing. So did Lorie Porter, chairwoman of Historical Walking Tour Guides, the group that organized the event with the city.