"The genome of the boy indicates that Europeans reached farther east across Eurasia than previously assumed, and that Native Americans may be descended from a mix of Western Europeans and East Asians."
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"In America, "Caucasian" usually refers to white people, but this is not entirely accurate."
Community Village Sites's insight:
This video makes a bunch of great points.
The only correction I would make is that Blumenbach chose the word 'Caucasian' because within his skull collection, his favorite was from the Caucasus area.
For more info check Nell Irvin Painter's - The History of White People