Naše rodina (Our Family) is published quarterly by the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) PO Box 16225, St. Paul, MN 55116-0225. Naše rodina promotes genealogy of the ethnic groups that comprised Czechoslovakia as it was formed in 1918.

Your articles are welcome. We accept articles of historical and cultural information, but they must have genealogical significance and all are subject to editing. If any readers have material they would like to submit for consideration in future issues, please contact Paul Makousky by e-mail at

We also encourage suggestions on future themes for the Naše rodina. Themes are selected one year in advance to provide ample time to solicit authors and their articles. Contact Paul Makousky, editor at the above e-mail, or write him at 8582 Timberwood Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125-7620.

The Naše rodina issues listed in the Index of Articles are available for purchase starting at $3.75 per copy for our oldest issues. The price for most issues is $8.00 per copy.

Naše rodina’s Membership benefit changes in 2015 —- Members can view or download the latest and past issues of Naše rodina from our website. All of the past issues of Naše rodina and Rocenka (was discontinued after 2006) have been put in the member’s only area of the website and are available to download and read on your computer or electronic device! They are searchable so you can check to see if the names and villages you are interested in have been written about in articles over the past twenty five years. To access Naše rodina archives just log into your member account and on the Member Home page you will see it listed in the menu on the right side of the screen.

International members: Because of the increasing costs of international postage, we regret that we are unable to continue mailing the Naše rodina to International members after May 1, 2015. You will have access to it right away on the website and will not have to wait for it to come in the mail.