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In “The Prize of Freedom”, the orishas, or gods, of the Lucumi (Cuban Yoruba)...

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In “The Prize of Freedom”, the orishas, or gods, of the Lucumi (Cuban Yoruba) tradition enter characters lives, not only as intended recipients of invocations, but as interacting forces, personalities with human peculiarities

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True. The "orishas"  are said to have come down from heaven to assist and offer consolation to their followers.  These gods-on-Earth choose the people over whom they will watch over. According to Santería the Orishas chooses the persons whom they will watch over.

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