Practice Area

Inter-Tribal Relationships

We assist Indigenous Peoples in finding common goals and resolving differences with other Indigenous communities to facilitate relationships and common benefits.

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Supporting Relationships Among Indigenous Communities

Building on our long-standing work with Indigenous governments, we assist with productive and successful relationship building and collaboration.

We foster inter-tribal relationships to support the implementation of communities’ Aboriginal title and rights.

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Our work includes:


Helping Indigenous governments in developing agreements and protocols for joint ventures and other economic developments with other Indigenous communities and in working together in project reviews.


Facilitating agreements on territorial boundaries and shared-use areas.


Building strategies and structures for intertribal dispute resolution.


Creating protocols concerning fisheries, aquatic, and other shared resources.

Our Inter-Tribal Relationships Team

Our team has experience supporting Indigenous communities in their efforts to identify common goals and resolve differences with other Indigenous communities. Click on a photo of a team member to read their full bio and see their contact information.

What Our Clients Say

Mandell Pinder LLP is really looking after our best interests; it’s one thing I really noticed. Their sole interest was for the betterment of the Xatśūll First Nation and we’re proud to be associated with Mandell Pinder LLP.

– Councillor Pat Sellars, Xatśūll First Nation

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