Buffalo Dreams (television) A Disney Channel Original Movie, debuting on March 11, 2005. Thomas Blackhorse, a Native American, rejects the customs of his Navajo tribe, much to his grandfather’s chagrin. Josh Townsend, a caucasian kid, newly relocated to New Mexico, takes a job on the buffalo preserve just so he can ride his mountain bike. Although Thomas is apprehensive, he allows Josh into his circle of friends, but soon feels betrayed when Josh makes the mistake of associating with local troublemakers who violate the restricted buffalo areas and desecrate sacred Navajo land. Directed by David Jackson. Stars Reiley McClendon (Josh Townsend), Simon R. Baker (Thomas Blackhorse), Graham Greene (John Blackhorse), George Newbern (Dr. Nick Townsend), Adrienne Bailon (Domino), Geraldine Keams (Abuela Rose), Christopher Robin Miller (Virgil), Seth Packard (Wylie), Jane Sibbett (Blaine Townsend), Tessa Vonn (Scout Blackhorse).