SOUTHAMPTON, NY – PRESS RELEASE – The Shinnecock Indian Nation, a federally recognized Native American tribe living on their traditional lands on the eastern end of Long Island, celebrated the grand opening of Little Beach Harvest Nov. 15 with a traditional ceremony and ribbon cutting. The 5,000-square-foot cannabis dispensary is located at 56 Montauk Highway in Southampton, N.Y. Little Beach Harvest marks the first tribally-owned and operated, tax-free cannabis dispensary in Suffolk County.
Little Beach Harvest’s grand opening ceremony was held at the newly constructed two-story building. Attendees included the Shinnecock Nation’s Council of Trustees, the Shinnecock Cannabis Regulatory Division, Tribal members, local neighbors, supportive tribes and organizations, and business leaders. The Shinnecock Monument on Sunrise Highway also reflected news of the opening, welcoming all from Eastern Long Island and beyond.
Chairman Bryan Polite of the Shinnecock Nation said, “I am thrilled we are officially opened on Shinnecock Sovereign Territory. We look forward to serving the community and ensuring a first-class experience.” Chairman Polite continued, “This triumphant milestone is significant to our Nation as we enter the cannabis market, creating jobs, business alliances, and access to all. Our journey has just begun, and we invite all of New York to visit our beautiful dispensary