I don't need to listen to the passage again, since I quoted it accurately. Along with Obama's comments about settling the West and dissolving tribes, it reflected poorly on Obama's inclusiveness. Obama and the other speakers could've said more on racial matters, but instead chose to ignore them.
I know many Natives don't mind being associated with the color red. But let's ask some Asian Americans if they enjoyed being labeled "yellow." I'm guessing the answer would be no.
Here's more on "yellow" from Wikipedia:
Anyway, I didn't go into a big long rant on this subject. I devoted exactly one paragraph to it, which is putting it in its proper perspective. You all have spent more time criticizing me than I spent criticizing Lowery, so I suggest you get your own priorities straight.
Below: A "yellow" man (in black and white).