Nanã - Nana Buruku and Nanu is an Orisha and is credited with spiritual powers since ancient times. She rules in shallow waters, the mouths of rivers, marshes and lagoons. In Santeria she is blended with Yemoja (Yemaya). Nana Buruku gives strength to the individual's head (Ori). Nana Buruku is the Orisha of the rain and mud, the primordial swamps, mediating between life and death.